• General

    Labor Day in the Philippines

    Labor Day is celebrated every first of May here in the Philippines. The clip below will show you the brief timeline of  the Philippine’s Labor Day 1903 – 1st celebration under UODF (Union Obrero Democratica de Filipinas). Thousand of workers marched from Plaza Moriones in Tondo to Malacañang Palace 1908 – April 8: The Philippine Assembly passed a bill making the first day of May as a national holiday 1974 – Former President Ferdinand E. Marcos signed the Presidential Decree No. 442 known as the Labor Code of the Philippines