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FIRST-TIME JOBSEEKERS ASSISTANCE ACT A TIMELY GIFT FOR FRESH GRADS – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the recent signing of the First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act (RA 11261) which waives fees and charges on government documents needed by first-time jobseekers for their employment. Under the law, individuals who seek employment for the first time will be able to secure identification documents and clearances issued by government for free. […]

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ANGARA TO DUTERTE: SIGN LAW MAKING GOV’T DOCS FREE FOR FIRST-TIME JOBSEEKERS

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara is calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law a measure that would exempt an estimated 1.3 million first-time jobseekers from paying for government documents needed in their job applications. These documents include clearances from the police and the National Bureau of Investigation, medical certificate from public hospitals, birth and […]

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HOUSE APPROVES BILL WAIVING FEES, CHARGES FOR JOB APPLICATIONS OF NEW GRADUATES – NOGRALES

Good news for new graduates seeking work. Government may soon waive fees and charges collected in connection with the issuance of documents required in the fresh graduates’ application for employment. The House of Representatives already approved on second reading House Bill 172 embodying the proposal to waive such fees and charges during the employment application […]