Workers of Tanduay Distillers Inc. picketed in front of the factory in Cabuyao, Laguna to register the demand for regularization of 397 contractuals, 90% of the total workforce. Led by Tanggulan Ugnayan at Daluyang Lakas Anakpawis ng Tanduay Distillers, Inc. (TUDLA), workers have been in strike since May 18.
During the on-going picket, a security group harassed protesters. Reportedly ordered by the business magnate Lucio Tan, they hit and threw stones at the workers on strike. The clash resulted to thirty injured and cars destroyed.
A dialogue was held with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regarding the state of the workers in Tanduay Distillery, Inc. and the reported illegal Labor Only Contracting (LOC), but the government arm turned deaf to the petitions of the TUDLA.