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Luisita workers nix DSWD doleouts 05/06/2012

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Luisita workers nix DSWD doleouts

05/06/2012
Two militant farmworkers’ groups of Hacienda Luisita have rejected the “band-aid” solutions the Aquino administration is offering to the farmworker-beneficiaries to address “the pressing needs brought about by new developments in Hacienda Luisita.”

The Department of Social Work and Development (DSWD) earlier had said it would implement its doleout program in the hacienda.

But the Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) and the Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (Ambala) opposed the DSWD’s intervention, saying the Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K), the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, the Social Pension for senior citizens and the Cash for Work Program all under the DSWD was aimed at further delaying the transfer of ownership of the hacienda to the farmworkers..... MORE

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