By ALDWIN QUITASOL
“Labor wants also pride and joy in doing work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful — to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister” — Thorstein Veblin
Many workers in different workplaces are normally always on the guard in protecting their job and their collective and individual rights. They try as hard as they could to perform their work as they are expected to do. They learn to love what they do especially if they know these help in the development of the people and the nation. When their employer disregards their hard work, they learn to fight for what they think is right, that is, to preserve not only their job security but their dignity as human beings.
To find strength in their fight, they opt to form or join labor organizations, associations or unions. Through their effort, they can be more confident in airing their grievances against any degradation or any form of hostilities against them. Read the rest of this entry →