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Labor Day 2017: Goodbye 'endo'?

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 01 2017 09:55 PM | Updated as of May 03 2017 09:51 AM

Labor Day celebrations this year were marked with simultaneous protests in the different parts of the country, almost a year after President Rodrigo Duterte was elected.

Thousands of Filipino workers representing labor groups voiced out their concerns on the continuation of labor contractualization in the country, despite promises made by the current administration.

Here are images of Labor Day protests around the country.

Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) activists pass by Quezon Avenue-Araneta Avenue Underpass in Quezon City going to Welcome Rotunda. They urged the government to stop labor contractualization and increase raise the minimum wage. Angie De Silva, ABS-CBN News

Kilusang Mayo Uno members in Cagayan de Oro call for P750 daily minimum wage for all workers in the country. Rod Bolivar, ABS-CBN News

Urban poor and labor groups march in Manila in celebration of International Labor Day. The groups called for an end to labor contractualization and a higher minimum wage. Mark Saludes, ABS-CBN News

Kilusang Mayo Uno members along with various laborers from the Southern Tagalog Region celebrate Labor Day in Calamba, Laguna on Monday. Jervis Gonzales, ABS-CBN News

Members of the urban poor group KADAMAY prepare for a protest rally in Quezon City on Monday. Mark Saludes, ABS-CBN News

Quezon City Police District Director Guillermo Eleazar greets KADAMAY chairwoman Bea Arellano. The police officer vowed to assist the group on their march in celebration of International Labor Day. Mark Saludes, ABS-CBN News

Children watch as workers march along a road during their Labor Day protest in Metro Manila on Monday. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

Anti-riot police form lines blocking protesters near the U.S. embassy during Labor Day in Manila on Monday. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Workers stage a protest near the US embassy in Manila to call for the end to foreign intervention in the Philippines' economic and labor policies. Mark Saludes, ABS-CBN News

Members of labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino gather in Mendiola to stage a protest on Labor Day. Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News

Protesters clash with policemen near the US embassy in Manila on Labor Day. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Workers attempt to push through a column of anti-riot police as they march towards the US embassy during a Labor Day rally in Manila on Monday. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Protesters headed by labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) scuffle with anti-riot police along T.M. Kalaw Avenue in Manila, as they try to push their way near the US Embassy, during their Labor Day rally on Monday. Larry Monserate Piojo, ABS-CBN News

Workers displaying placards and streamers march towards a park during a Labor Day rally in Manila on Monday. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Members of the Makabayan bloc hold their Labor Day protest at the Mendiola Peace Arch in Manila on Monday. Angie De Silva, ABS-CBN News

Workers stage a protest rally in Manila to call for the end to labor contractualization. Mark Saludes, ABS-CBN News

Protesters march to Mendiola in Manila on Labor Day. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Members of the Makabayan bloc hold a protest at the Mendiola Peace Arch as part of the Labor Day celebration. Larry Monserate Piojo, ABS-CBN News

Protesters converge at the Mendiola Peace Arch as part of the Labor Day celebration. Angie De Silva, ABS-CBN News

Protesters march to Mendiola in Manila on Labor Day. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News