SUBIC, Zambales-Philippines: Some 500 workers from Hanjin Shipyard protested against alleged unfair labor practice and maltreatment of workers inside the shipyard Sunday.
The protest action in Subic was the end of a series of protest action against Hanjin Shipyard, the workers also trooped to the Korean Embassy and the Department of Labor and Employment in Manila before proceeding to Subic town in Zambales for its protest caravan.
The protest caravan did not manage to get close to the shipyard gate in Subic town after it was blocked by members of the Zambales police. Instead CBCP represented by Bishop Broderick Pabillo held a mass along the national highway leading to Hanjin.
The protest was also participated by members of the Partido ng Manggagawa, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), Manggagawa para sa Kalayaan ng Bayan (MAKABAYAN) and representatives from the Korean Workers Union and Hanjin Korean Union. www.subictimes.com