Employers and labor groups urge the government for the immediate implementation of healthcare worker benefits in the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte orders the Department of Health (DOH) to prioritize the disbursement of risk allowance and other benefits to healthcare workers in the Philippines.
The Quezon City (QC) government announced on Monday, August 2, that they will be administering COVID-19 vaccines to business process outsourcing (BPO) employees in the city.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) reminds OFWs returning to the Philippines with relatives to validate their vaccination documents with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in their host country.
Albay Representative Joey Salceda calls for a “true stimulus” program to be facilitated through Bayanihan 3, or Bayanihan to Arise as One Act, to boost job creation and economic recovery in the Philippines.
Several business groups in the Philippines will pledge at least one million new jobs for unemployed workers to speed up the process of economic recovery in the country.
The Malacañang reversed a circular made by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), which increased the salary rate for entry-level nurses but caused a demotion and freeze in a salary increase for many senior nurses in 2020.
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) Attache Rachel Zozobrado-Nagayo disclosed on Friday, May 21, that the emerging construction sector in Toronto, Canada, will be needing Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) for theirmanpower requirements.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) assures that they will continue providing assistance and creating measures to assist displaced workers in Metro Manila and other regions in the Philippines.
The Private Recruitment Agencies (PRA) will soon deploy 30,000 Household Service Workers (HSWs) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deployment is in accordance with a new labor agreement between the Philippines and UAE.