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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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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 […]
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DOLE chief warns jobseekers of a recurring job scam in social media using hotel company

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) – Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz reiterated the warning issued by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) that cautions job applicants not to be duped by a recurring employment scam using the name of a […]
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President Aquino abolishes Philippine Veterans Assistance Commission, Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corp.

MANILA (Mabuhay) –President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued an order abolishing the Philippine Veterans Assistance Commission (PVAC) and the Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corp. (PHIVIDEC), transferring their functions to other agencies. The President issued...
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AARP unmasks ‘Fearless at 50’ Filipina Roxanne Cai

WASHINGTON, D.C – Recognizing the milestone 50 represents, AARP recently launched “Fearless at 50,” a campaign to celebrate real people who are challenging outdated perceptions of what it means to be 50 and over. The campaign features real people boldly […]