Workers at Keyrin Electronics (KEPI) fighting to set up labour union

The efforts of workers at Keyrin Electronics PHILS. Inc. (KEPI) to establish a labour union are thwarted. The Philippines Department of Labour (DOLE) has unilaterally suspended the ongoing pre-election conference for holding a certification election. Workers vehemently disagree with this decision and have set up protest actions in front of regional labour office.

Workers at Keyrin Electronics (KEPI) fighting to set up labour union

The efforts of workers at Keyrin Electronics PHILS. Inc. (KEPI) to establish a labour union are thwarted. The Philippines Department of Labour (DOLE) has unilaterally suspended the ongoing pre-election conference for holding a certification election. Workers vehemently disagree with this decision and have set up protest actions in front of regional labour office.

Keyrin is a Korean acoustic component manufacturer, specialised, according to the corporate website, in ‘super thin micro speaker & dynamic receiver designed and produced for corded & cordless Phone, CDMA, DECT and GSM application’. KEPI Philipines supplies micro-speaker and dynamic receiver units for Samsung, LG, and other big brands.

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