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Employers told to abide by overtime rules for holiday work

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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

The Department of Labor and Employment reminded employers Tuesday to abide by the pay rules for the Holy Week holidays.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Sakurab’ wafts way to empowerment

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Potra Hadji Karim beams with pride at her “sakurab” harvest. KARLOS MANLUPIG

A meal in a Maranao household in Lanao del Sur province is not really complete without the tasty and spicy “palapa,” an appetizer that according to tradition, should be prepared with love using “sakurab,” or white scallions, ginger and chili.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Binay pushes for regularization of barangay officials

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Vice President Jejomar Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay renewed his call for barangay (village) officials to become regular government employees so they would receive mandated benefits.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Top 5 industries in NCR

According to data from the Department of Labor and Employment, the Top 5 industries that were key employment generators in the National Capital Region from 2006 to 2011 were Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities; Wholesale Retail and Trade; Construction; Hotels and Restaurants; and Public Administration.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Thousands of ARMM gov’t workers face uncertainty

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman. FILE PHOTO

The fate of at least 8,000 employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) hangs in the balance in the face of the upcoming dissolution of the five-province region to be replaced by the new Bangsamoro entity.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Obama Secret Service staff sent home from Amsterdam–report

President Barack Obama, center, and two secret service agents are silhouetted as he walks towards Marine One helicopter upon arrival at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands, Monday March 24, 2014. AP

Three Secret Service agents protecting President Barack Obama in Amsterdam this week were sent home and put on leave after a night of drinking, The Washington Post reported.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Muntinlupa City opens Muslim affairs office

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Those of the Muslim faith now have a more established representation in Muntinlupa, with the city government creating a special office to cater to the Muslim culture and social needs.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

16 killed in stampedes for jobs in Nigeria

Job-seekers lie on the pitch after a stampede in Abuja National Stadium, where thousands of job-seekers came to apply for work at the Nigerian immigration department, in Abuja, on March 15, 2014.  AFP

At least 16 people were killed in stampedes for government jobs in Nigeria when hundreds of thousands were invited to apply for fewer than 5,000 positions, officials and activists said Sunday.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

More being driven out of work in ‘Yolanda’ wake

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At least 186 workers have sought the help of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Eastern Visayas for the release of their benefits after their companies shut down their operations due to the devastation caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bogus job offers in Spain send woman to prison

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Promising nonexistent jobs in Spain to aspiring overseas workers through a bogus manpower company earned a businesswoman a life sentence after a Quezon City judge found her guilty on Monday of large scale illegal recruitment amounting to economic sabotage.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino to ‘Pablo’ survivors: Use spirit of Edsa to rise from calamity

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President Benigno S. Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A day before the 28th Edsa People Power Anniversary, President Benigno Aquino arrived to this typhoon-devastated town, calling on a crowd of a thousand to use the spirit of Edsa to recover from the calamity.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Aquino made us wait for 3 hours, then snubbed us,’ says Yolanda survivors

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President Benigno Aquino lll.  AP FILE PHOTO

They waited for more than three hours at the gate of Malacañang but were never given even a minute of the President’s time.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Did you know: Metro Manila’s employment rate

Metro Manila posted the lowest employment rate at 89.8 percent and the highest unemployment at 10.2 percent in October 2013, according to the latest Labor Force Survey. The country had an employment rate at 93.5 percent and unemployment at 6.5 percent. M. Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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