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NOGRALES: 3 MILLION NEW JOBS BY 2028 ACHIEVABLE

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles believes that the government can achieve the three million new jobs Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. has targeted by the end of his term. “I believe that the target of 3 million by the end of Pres. Marcos’ term is achievable. Kami sa Kamara ay patuloy na makikipagtulungan sa administrasyon […]

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NOGRALES BACKS JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR ELDERLY BILL

The chairperson of the House of Representatives’ labor and employment committee expressed his support for a bill that seeks to increase the employability of elderly Filipinos. The Committee on Ways and Means, in a joint hearing with the Committee on Senior Citizens, recently approved the proposed “Employment Opportunities for Senior Citizens and Private Entities Incentives […]

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HOUSE PANEL TACKLES BILLS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

The House Committee on Ways and Means chaired by Albay Representative Joey Sarte Salceda, in a joint meeting with the Committee on Senior Citizens chaired by SENIOR CITIZENS Party-list Representative Rodolfo Ordanes, approved the revenue provisions of the substitute bill proposing employment for able senior citizens.The proposed “Employment Opportunities for Senior Citizens and Private Entities […]

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NOGRALES BACKS INSTITUTIONALIZED TUPAD PROGRAM

The chair of the House of Representatives labor and employment committee highlighted the necessity of institutionalizing a program that provides aid to displaced workers despite the country’s steady recovery from the pandemic. “Kailangan pa rin natin ng permanenteng Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/ Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Program kahit na muling umaarangkada na ang Pilipinas. “The […]

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MORE JOBS FOR PINOYS SEEN IN 4TH QUARTER

Two ranking lawmakers weighed in on the sets of economic data reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority, pointing to indicators of strong economic growth and more jobs generation. House Agriculture and Food Committee chairman Representative Mark Enverga noted that with “the last quarter of every year being seasonally the most active and productive. I believe […]

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QUEZON CITY GOV’T EMPLOYS 300 PWDS, SAYS BELMONTE

The Quezon City Government has launched a program to employ more persons with disabilities (PWDs), as part of the city’s commitment to ensure inclusivity and equal opportunity to the most vulnerable sectors of society. Under the “Kasama Ka sa Kyusi: Ang Taong May Kapansanan ay May Karapatan at Kakayahan” initiative, the city government will hire […]

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EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES PUSHED

Senator Jinggoy Estrada has introduced a measure making unlawful the discrimination in the hiring and firing of indigenous people. “To exclude any person from any employment opportunities because of his religion or ethnic origin is unacceptable. Hindi dapat maging batayan sa pagbibigay o pamamasukan sa trabaho ang pagkakabilang sa pangkat ng mga katutubo o pagkakaroon ng […]

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VILLANUEVA TO EMPLOYERS: HIRE TECH-VOC GRADUATES

Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva exhorted employers and companies to invest in technical vocational graduates as he pitched for their continuous training to match the skills demand of industries. “Our technical vocational education is among the best in the world. We have a pool of talent who can get every job done,” Villanueva said as the […]

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GOV’T DOCS FEE DISCOUNT FOR POOR JOBSEEKERS URGED

To help indigent applicants gain decent employment, Senator Jinggoy Estrada has filed a bill that would grant them a 20 percent discount in the payment of fees and charges for certain government-issued pre-employment documents. “Para sa mga mahihirap nating kababayan na pinagsisikapan na itaguyod ang kanilang sarili o pamilya, mabigat sa bulsa ang mga bayarin […]

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VILLANUEVA TO PRIVATE FIRMS: HIRE MORE SENIORS

Senator Joel Villanueva has filed a bill to expand and give equal employment opportunities to senior citizens and to encourage private companies to hire the elderly. “There is a need to provide opportunities for our senior citizens who are still able and willing to obtain gainful employment and wish to continue to become economically active […]