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  • PISTON leads another nationwide strike

    PISTON leads another nationwide strike

    On April 15, jeepney drivers, operators, and commuters led by PISTON launched another nationwide transport strike, 15 days before the end-of-month deadline for franchise consolidation. Mass mobilizations and protests were held in different parts of the country including Metro Manila, Baguio, Southern Tagalog, Western Visayas, and Davao. Metro Manila Baguio City Southern Tagalog Western Visayas…

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  • PISTON announces another strike

    PISTON announces another strike

    Transport group PISTON, together with Manibela, has declared a new transport strike set to begin on Monday, April 15. This decision comes in response to Marcos Jr’s recent pronouncement that there will be no further extension of the franchise consolidation deadline after April 30. “This is an oppressive move by the Marcos Jr. government,” asserted…

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  • PISTON urged Supreme Court to expedite decision on PUV Modernization

    PISTON urged Supreme Court to expedite decision on PUV Modernization

    PISTON and its legal representatives trooped to the Supreme Court to file a supplemental motion seeking to expedite the decision on their earlier petition for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on PUV modernization program’s franchise consolidation deadline on December 31. The initial petition was filed days before Christmas as the December deadline nears. Despite ever-increasing…

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  • PISTON files SC petition to block PUVMP, franchise consolidation deadline

    PISTON files SC petition to block PUVMP, franchise consolidation deadline

    Transport group PISTON filed a petition with the Supreme Court on Wednesday, seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Department of Transportation (DOTr) Department Order (DO) 2017-011, also known as the Omnibus Franchising Guidelines (OFG), and other relevant Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issuances mandating franchise consolidation and its December 31, 2023…

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  • PISTON to stage another strike against December 31 franchise consolidation deadline

    PISTON to stage another strike against December 31 franchise consolidation deadline

    Transport group PISTON is set to stage another transport strike starting December 14 to demand the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) scrap the December 31 deadline for applying for franchise consolidation. The franchise consolidation component of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) mandates all operators to surrender individual franchises for consolidation into…

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