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Gov’t still studying move to hire foreign workers

Job seekers meet with employers at a job fair in Sunrise, Florida in this photo taken in January this year.. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped by 16,000 for the week of ending March 23, 2013, the second straight weekly increase. But the longer-term trend in layoffs remained consistent with an improved job market. Applications increased to a seasonally adjusted 357,000 for the week ending March 23, the Labor Department said Thursday. (AP Photo)

Malacañang on Thursday clarified that the government is still studying proposals to open hard-to-fill positions to foreign workers.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More women bring home bacon–study

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz   FILE PHOTO

More women are moving out of the home and into wage employment in the nonagricultural sector, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Filipinos getting more jobs, working overtime — BLES


Filipinos are finding more jobs and taking on more-than-average workload, according to the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES).

Posted: October 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »