Workers to stage
3 labor day rallies
BY CARLA GOMEZ
About 8,500 farmers and other workers affiliated with militant groups will converge in Bacolod Cityforthree Labor Day protests today.
Felipe Gelle Jr., BAYAN-Negros secretary general, said the estimated 2,500 participants of the Lakbayan from some cities and towns in Negros Occidental will converge at the Bacolod public plaza, at 9 a.m.
The group under BAYAN and Kilusang Mayo Uno will reiterate their demand for a legislated wage increase among private and government employees, Gelle said.