More than 137K jobs up for grabs on Labor Day
MANILA, Philippines — A massive job fair will mark the 120th observance of Labor Day in the country on Sunday.
Data provided by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said 137,287 domestic and overseas jobs are awaiting job seekers in 26 job fair sites all over the country.
The job fairs will be joined by 900 employers nationwide, bringing 87,175 local jobs and 47,142 overseas jobs, according to DOLE.
Most of the jobs belong to the manufacturing, business process outsourcing, and retail/sales industries.
The main job fair site on May 1 is at the Kingsborough International Convention Center in San Fernando City, Pampanga, where over 10,000 jobs will be offered by 90 employers, according to DOLE.
Other job fair sites on May 1 are in the following regions:
National Capital Region – Arroceros Forest Park, Manila
Cordillera Administrative Region – Baguio Convention Center
Ilocos Region – 3F MMX Center, Magic Mall, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan; Tagudin Farmers Center, Tagudin, Ilocos Sur; Robinsons Place Ilocos, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Cagayan Valley Region – Robinsons Place Santiago City, Isabela
Calabarzon – St. Thomas Academy Gymnasium, Poblacion 3, Sto. Tomas, Batangas; Vista Mall, San Agustin, Dasmariñas, Cavite; Camp Vicente Lim, Brgy. Canlubang, Calamba, Laguna; Pacific Mall, ML Tagarao St., Brgy 3, Lucena City, Quezon; and Ynares Event Center Capitol Grounds, Antipolo City, Rizal
Mimaropa – Robinsons Place, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
Bicol Region – Robinsons Place, Naga City, Albay
Western Visayas – SM City Iloilo
Central Visayas – Trade Hall, SM City Cebu, Juan Luna Ave. Ext., Cebu City and Lamberto Macias Sports Complex, Capitol Area
Eastern Visayas – Robinsons North Tacloban City
Zamboanga Peninsula – East Wing, Ground Floor, KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Zamboanga City
Davao Region – 3F Activity Area NCCC Mall Buhangin, Davao City and 4F Activity Area, NCCC Mall, Tagum City;
Soccsksargen – KCC Events Center, KCC Mall of Marbel, Koronadal City
Caraga – Robinsons Place Butuan
Unemployment rate slightly down to 24.7% — SWS
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