• 01 May 2016
MANILA, May 1 - Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said that more than 167,000 vacancies will be available for jobseekers in 54 job fair venues nationwide on 1 May, Labor Day. “The 54 job fairs will be simultaneous nationwide. These will be held in different venues in 17 regions under the overall supervision of the DOLE,” said Baldoz. The 2016 Labor Day theme, Kinabukasan Sigurado sa Disenteng Trabaho, underscores the DOLE’s effort in developing the country’s top resource, our workers, and generating decent and productive jobs to secure a brighter future for the country. Baldoz said the 54 job fairs scheduled on May 1 will gather 1,112 employers, who will be bringing over 167,924 job vacancies. Of the 167,924 jobs offered, 75,137, or 44.74 percent are for local; 92,257, or 54.94 percent are for overseas; and 530, or .32 percent are for government. “These numbers are preliminary and may increase,” she added, noting that it is still a few days before May 1. “As Labor Day approaches, the number of both participating employers and job vacancies are expected to increase, so job seekers of all types nationwide need to prepare to join the 5 ...Read more

President Aquino calls on workers to sustain economic gains 

 CENTRAL  01 May 2016
MANILA, May 1 - In his Labor Day message, President Aquino asked the Filipino workers to join the administration in sustaining the gains in the last six years so the country could reap the fruits of the country's economic developments. In his statement read by Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III ...Read more

LGUs to use cluster-based approach for committee meetings

 CENTRAL  01 May 2016
PASIG CITY, May 1 -  Recognizing the enormous responsibilities of LGUs and the need to synchronize and harmonize local committee policies and actions, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) introduced the cluster-based approach in the conduct of council and committee meetings.DI ...Read more