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Labor dept to give temporary jobs to fire-hit NCCC Mall workers

The fire at NCCC mall in Davao City on Dec. 23 killed 38 people. Manman Dejeto, ABS-CBN News/file photo MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will provide temporary jobs to thousands of workers displaced by the deadly ...

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Social enterprise matches displaced, jobless mothers with household cleaning jobs

MANILA – This social enterprise is helping poor mothers earn a living by matching them with households who are in need of cleaning services. With Happy Helpers, beneficiaries can earn from cleaning homes for five to six hours a day, ...

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Lopez: $6B Japanese investment pledges to create 500,000 jobs

MANILA – Investment pledges from Japan worth $ 6 billion are expected to generate at least 500,000 jobs in the Philippines, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Wednesday. “We had a successful visit, bringing home about $ 6 billion of ...

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EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

BRUSSELS – The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the “gig economy,” and others with non-standard contracts to try to tackle growing social inequality. The Commission’s consultation document on these plans, ...

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Negros Occidental social enterprise helps out-of-school youth find jobs

[embedded content] A social enterprise in Negros Occidental is helping curb unemployment by training out-of-school youth to help them find jobs. Bagosphere, which began in the city of Bagos in 2011, provides “short, immersive programs” that are closely linked to ...

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'Dutertenomics' to create 2 million jobs annually: budget chief

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte’s P8-trillion infrastructure program will create a shortage in labor that might require bringing home overseas Filipinos or importing workers, one of his economic managers said Thursday. The 75 projects under the President’s “build build build” ...

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Nike to slash 1,400 jobs, cut sneaker styles in shakeup

People walk outside the Nike SoHo store, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in the SoHo neighborhood of New York. Nike said Thursday that it plans to sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it ...

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Top 10 most hired jobs on LinkedIn

MANILA – Sales professionals, software developers and customer service specialists are the three most hired occupations on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network said Thursday. LinkedIn’s “Recruiting in the Philippines” report, which covered four million professionals and 19,000 companies, showed ...

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ADB OKs $300M loan to help Filipinos find gainful jobs upon graduation

Thousands of applicants look for work at the Labor Day job fairs organized by DOLE. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ MANILA — Manila-based Asian Development Bank has extended to the Philippines a $ 300-million loan (about P14.95-billion) for a project aimed at helping young ...

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6,000 jobs seen with PH-Qatar deals: trade chief

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday (April 16,2017). Photo by Ron Gagalac, ABS-CBN News Qatar and the Philippines have signed trade agreements worth $ 200 million during the final leg of ...

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