Luke Espiritu

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Luke Espiritu is a labor organizer, a lawyer, and an advocate for human rights, climate justice, and gender equality.


Renecio “Luke” S. Espiritu Jr.
Born in Bacolod City
Birthday: October 18, 1974
Partylist: #123 Partido Lakas ng Masa


Juris Doctor
Ateneo de Manila School of Law (2002)

AB Communication
Ateneo de Manila University (1997)

High School
Ateneo de Manila (1992)

Grade School
La Salle Greenhills (1988);
La Salle Bacolod (SY 1981-82 up to SY 1985-86)

Platforms: TSEK

Security of Tenure Law
Stronger Protection of Unionism
Public Employment Guarantee

750+ national minimum wage
Abolish Regional Wage Boards

Wealth Tax
Repeal Rice Tarrification Law
Complete Agrarian Reform
Repeal TRAIN and E-VAT

SOGIE Protection Bill
Fossil-fuel phase out with just transition
Repeal Anti-Terror Law

Leadership Experience

National President (2018-2021)
Official Spokesperson (2015-2018) and
Labor Organizer (2014-present) of Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP)

National President (2015-2020) of Solidarity of Unions in the Philippines for Empowerment and Reform (SUPER)

National Executive Council Member (2008-2013) of the socialist Partido Lakas Masa (PLM)

Private Law Practioner (2008 – present)

Handled political campaign and mass mobilizations on national and key international issues like contractualization, wage, high prices, taxation, etc.

Handled CBA planning, negotiation, and implementation for the different unions affiliated with the federation. Oversaw efforts of union organizing, expansion and consolidation, as well as the education of union members.

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