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Alert Level 3 claims 14,000 more jobs

/ 05:08 AM January 20, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — At least around 14,000 more workers have lost their jobs since the start of the year after Metro Manila and nearby areas returned to Alert Level 3 restrictions.

The Department of Labor and Employment said at least 13,930 workers became unemployed from Jan. 1 to Jan. 15. Of these, 11,586 workers in 759 establishments lost their jobs because they were retrenched or their workplace closed.

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—DONA Z. PAZZIBUGAN

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