Infra projects to create 1M jobs a year – Bello | The Manila Times

Reference: Depasupil, W. (2019, September 23). Infra projects to create 1M jobs a year – Bello. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/23/news/national/infra-projects-to-create-1m-jobs-a-year-bello/620237/ Infra projects to create 1M jobs a year – Bello By WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT September 23, 2019 Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd is confident that President Rodrigo Duterte’s goal to … Continue reading

China eyeing to hire Filipino domestic helpers – Diokno | Inquirer Global Nation

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno answering questions from reporters during a Meet Inquirer Multimedia forum. FILE PHOTO BY EARVIN PERIAS Reference: Esguerra, DJ. (2018, November 19). China eyeing to hire Filipino domestic helpers – Diokno. Inquirer.net. Retrieved November 19, 2018 from https://globalnation.inquirer.net/171353/china-eyeing-to-hire-filipino-domestic-helpers-diokno China eyeing to hire Filipino domestic helpers – Diokno By: Darryl John Esguerra – Reporter … Continue reading

DOLE allocates P500M for Boracay financial aid | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2018, May 09). DOLE allocates P500M for Boracay financial aid. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 09, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/dole-allocates-p500m-boracay-financial-aid DOLE allocates P500M for Boracay financial aid By GERARD NAVAL May 09, 2018 HALF-A-BILLION pesos has been set aside by the Department of Labor and Employment for financial relief assistance to workers adversely … Continue reading

Jobs, poverty remain main concern of Pinoys | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2018, April 25). Jobs, poverty remain main concern of Pinoys. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 25, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/jobs-poverty-remain-main-concern-pinoys Jobs, poverty remain main concern of Pinoys By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR April 25, 2018 JOBS, inflation and poverty remained the top concern of the public in the first quarter of 2018, the March 23 … Continue reading

Jollibee, Burger King ordered to regularize workers | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, April 05). Jollibee, Burger King ordered to regularize workers. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 05, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/jollibee-burger-king-ordered-regularize-workers Jollibee, Burger King ordered to regularize workers By ASHZEL HACHERO April 05, 2018 THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and Burger King to give 7,186 contractual … Continue reading

Protest set vs compromise Executive Order on ‘endo’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Jaymalin, Mayen (2018, March 1). Protest set vs compromise Executive Order on ‘endo’. Philippines Star. Retrieved March 1, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/03/01/1792428/protest-set-vs-compromise-executive-order-endo Protest set vs compromise Executive Order on ‘endo’ Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Workers are gearing up for a nationwide mass action to express their … Continue reading

Recto: Why not hire OFWs for gov’t posts? | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2018, February 15). Recto: Why not hire OFWs for gov’t posts?. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 15, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/recto-why-not-hire-ofws-gov%E2%80%99t-posts Recto: Why not hire OFWs for gov’t posts? February 15, 2018 GOVERNMENT should hire returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to fill out its 246,596 unfilled positions in the bureaucracy and in … Continue reading

More Pinoys found jobs in 2017—SWS | Manila Standard

Reference: Bencito, J.P. & Barcelo, V. (2018, January 25). More Pinoys found jobs in 2017—SWS. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 25, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/257108/more-pinoys-found-jobs-in-2017-sws.html More Pinoys found jobs in 2017—SWS posted January 25, 2018 at 12:01 am by John Paolo Bencito and Vito Barcelo JOBLESSNESS among Filipino adults dropped to 15.7 percent or an estimated 7.2 million … Continue reading

Angara bill waives fees on 1st time jobseekers | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, January 21). Angara bill waives fees on 1st time jobseekers. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 22, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/256857/angara-bill-waives-fees-on-1st-time-jobseekers.html Angara bill waives fees on 1st time jobseekers posted January 21, 2018 at 10:23 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Senator Edgardo Juan Angara has called for the passage of a bill that seeks to waive … Continue reading

New law increases Filipinos’ chances of jobs abroad | Inquirer News

Source: Ager, M. (2018, January 22). New law increases Filipinos’ chances of jobs abroad. Inquirer.net. Retrieved January 22, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/962406/news-joel-villanueva-republic-act-10968-an-act-institutionalizing-the-philippine-qualifications-framework-pqf-asean New law increases Filipinos’ chances of jobs abroad By: Maila Ager – Reporter / @MAgerINQ INQUIRER.net / 08:59 AM January 22, 2018 The signing into law of a landmark legislation that would institutionalize a … Continue reading

Thousands of Tadeco workers fear losing jobs |  The Manila Times Online

Thousands of Tadeco workers fear losing jobs BY WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT ON MAY 8, 2017 Reference: Depasupil, W. (2017, May 8). Thousands of Tadeco workers fear losing jobs. Manila Times. Retrieved May 8, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/thousands-tadeco-workers-fear-losing-jobs/326064/ SOME 10,000 workers of the Tagum Agricultural Development Co. (Tadeco) fear losing their jobs amid questions on the legality of the land … Continue reading

On Labor Day, Duterte renews vow to stop ‘endo’|The Manila Times Online

On Labor Day, Duterte renews vow to stop ‘endo’ BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON MAY 2, 2017 Reference: Panti, L. (2017, May 2). On Labor Day, Duterte renews vow to stop ‘endo’. Manila Times. Retrieved May 2, 2017 on http://www.manilatimes.net/labor-day-duterte-renews-vow-stop-endo/325052/ PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte reaffirmed his commitment to end the practice of labor contractualization, as the country … Continue reading

Duterte govt wants more high-quality jobs by 2022 | The Manila Times Online

Duterte govt wants more high-quality jobs by 2022 | The Manila Times Online BY MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO ON AUGUST 29, 2016 Source: Caraballo, M. (2016, August 29). Duterte govt wants more high-quality jobs by 2022. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 30, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/duterte-govt-wants-more-high-quality-jobs-by-2022/282687/ THE DUTERTE administration wants to cut the underemployment rate to 13 … Continue reading

New law vs age discrimination dismays employers

New law vs age discrimination dismays employers By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 22, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Mercurio, R. (2016, August 22). New law vs age discrimination dismays employers. Philstar. Retrieved August 23, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/business/2016/08/22/1615950/new-law-vs-age-discrimination-dismays-employers MANILA, Philippines – The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) has lamented the lapsing into … Continue reading

Vi wants overtime pay tax-free

Vi wants overtime pay tax-free By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, August 21). Vi wants overtime pay tax-free. Philstar. Retrieved August 22, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/08/21/1615711/vi-wants-overtime-pay-tax-free MANILA, Philippines – Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto wants the overtime pay of government and private sector workers to be tax-free. … Continue reading

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