The LUNAS Partylist group has for its essential nominee a former ‘no-work, no-pay’ member of the labor power, making the group the true voice of this underrepresented sector in Congress.
Former House of Representatives Deputy Secretary General Brian Raymund Yansuan, the primary nominee of LUNAS, turned a varsity scholar at National University (NU) and undertook odd jobs to have the ability to end his faculty research and assist help his household.
Yamsuan mentioned he at all times remembers the sacrifices made by his late father, who as a band musician, additionally belonged to the ‘no-work, no-pay’ sector. Yamsuan himself was a no-work, no-pay’ employee as a taxi driver, a fastfood restaurant worker and as a runner in an off-track betting station at a younger age.
“Malapit sa puso ko ang mga ‘no-work, no-pay’ na mga manggagawa dahil nakita ko ang pagsisikap ng aking ama noon bilang musikero para kumita. May mga pagkakataon na iisipin mo saan ba kami kukuha ng pang-ulam bukas dahil kapag walang trabaho ay wala rin kaming sahod,” Yamsuan mentioned in a current interview.
Through his laborious work and perseverance, Yamsuan was capable of rise above his financial difficulties, which he believes, may additionally occur to different ‘no-w0rk, no-pay’ employees.
Yamsuan turned a chief of employees of press secretaries and senators, was appointed an Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), labored as a guide in Malacañang, and was designated as Deputy Secretary General of the House of Representatives underneath then Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.
Among these belonging to the ‘no-work, no-pay’ sector are musicians and different members of the leisure trade, employees in salons and spas, drivers, couriers and supply riders, to call a couple of.
Yamsuan mentioned LUNAS will push for the congressional passage of measures that may guarantee higher pay and dealing situations, in addition to monetary help and different advantages for the ‘no-work, no-pay’ sector.
Included on this listing of advantages are the cost of night time differential pay and hazard pay, when relevant, he mentioned.
LUNAS Partylist is quantity 58 within the May 9 poll.