Another Philippine labour leader, Diosdado Fortuna, the President of the Union of Filipro Employees – Drug, Food & Allied Industries was murdered in cold blood on September 22nd. His Union had been on strike against the Nestle Corporation since January 2002. Visit labourstart.org to read more and to send a message urging for an inquiry into the crime.
Monica Urrutia, Vancouver RO Regional Rep, drafted a letter of condemning this action, which Dave Jackson has sent on behalf of CULE members. Read CULEs letter to Nestle here.