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Senator lauds administration’s efforts to abolish temp jobs

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday lauded the efforts of the Duterte administration to stop contractualization or ‘endo’ (end-of-contract) and the efforts of private establishments to regularize their contractual workers. Citing...
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DOLE bans contractors and sub-contractors in job fairs

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that labor contractors and subcontractors are now off-limits at DOLE-sponsored job fairs. DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello IIII said that job fairs conducted by the […]
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City of Carson to kick-off adult and youth job fair Sept. 8

The City of Carson will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Scottsdale Community Room located at 23400 S. Avalon Blvd. in the City of Carson from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  The job fair […]
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Marianas employers continue visas of Filipinos, other workers

WASHINGTON –In response to statutory requirements, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 12,998 nonimmigrants in fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program. DHS publishe...
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PHL economy’s growth drivers remain solid: HSBC

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA  (PNA) – HSBC Global Research, the research arm of Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp., said on Thursday that fundamental growth drivers of the Philippine economy remain solid. Commenting to the 7-percent gross domestic product […]
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DOLE tells Senate: We’re reviewing rules on contractualization

MANILA, Aug 17 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday told senators that it is already reviewing its rules on labor-only contracting or end of contract (endo) system. Labor Undersecretary Ma. Joji Aragon told senators during […]
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Recto to Duterte: End ‘endo’ in government, too

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto on Tuesday urged the Duterte administration to “practice what it preaches” and end the contractual employment of up to 120,000 state workers by absorbing them as regular employees. This as President Rodrigo […]
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DepEd sees high turnout of Grade 11 enrollees

By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes MANILA  (PNA) – The implementation of Senior High School (SHS) program sees a historic turnout of enrollees in Grade 11 with less than the usual 50 percent fallout rate, the secretary of Department of Education […]
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Jobless, out-of-school youth is alarming: NEDA chief

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The economic inactivity of the youth, as reflected in the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS), is alarming, the outgoing director-general of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) said Thursday. According to the LFS, 1.3 million or 50.1 […]
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PNoy campaigns against Duterte: Why support another dictator?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Survey front runner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was again the target of President Benigno Aquino III’s campaign speech in Iloilo on Tuesday, wherein he questioned Duterte’s style of leadership. Aquino said Duterte acts like a dictator […]