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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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NOGRALES LAUDS GOV’T FOR 3.6% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

The Philippines posting its lowest unemployment rate since 2005 signals that government efforts to provide jobs to Filipinos are on track, the chair of the House of Representatives’ labor and employment committee said. “The 3.6 percent unemployment rate indicates that the government is on the right track in providing jobs to our people as we […]

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NOGRALES HAILS ORDER TO FAST-TRACK WATER PROJECTS

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles hailed Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s recent order to concerned government agencies to complete all water-related projects by April 2024 amid an impending drought due to the El Niño phenomenon. “The President’s order signifies the government’s commitment to protect our people from the harsh effects of the coming drought. I […]

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NOGRALES HAILS CAREGIVERS’ WELFARE ACT SIGNING

The chair of the House of Representatives’ labor and employment committee hailed Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s signing of a law that aims to uphold the rights and welfare of domestic caregivers. “With the signing of the Caregivers’ Welfare Act, our government signals that it is intent on protecting the rights and welfare of a sector […]

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NOGRALES LAUDS PBBM ENDORSEMENT OF ILO CONVENTION

President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s endorsement for the Senate to ratify an International Labor Organization (ILO) convention that seeks to end violence and harassment in the workplace would go a long way towards ensuring workers’ safety and welfare, the chair of the House of Representatives Labor and Employment Committee. “President Marcos’ endorsement of ILO Convention 190 […]

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MORE JOBS WITH ‘TRABAHO PARA SA BAYAN’ — NOGRALES

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles who is the chairperson of the labor and employment committee at the House of Representatives on Wednesday hailed the signing into law of the Trabaho Para sa Bayan (TPB) Act. “We thank Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. for signing the Trabaho Para sa Bayan Act. This is a necessary measure […]

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NOGRALES LAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF ETEEAP BILL

The chairman of the House committee on labor and employment lauded the approval on third and final reading of a bill that allows individuals to use their acquired occupational knowledge, experience, and achievements as credits for their tertiary education units. “The institutionalization of the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) through House Bill No. […]

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NOGRALES HAILS DEPED FOR TEACHERS’ 30-DAY BREAK

As the country commemorates National Teachers’ Month this September, the chair of the House Committee on Labor and Employment hailed the move by the Department of Education (DepEd) to reduce the workload of teachers. “We thank Vice President and DepEd Secretary Sara Duterte and all other officials for this move. This is a timely intervention […]

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NOGRALES BATS FOR CLIMATE RESILIENT AGRICULTURE

The chair of the House of Representatives’ labor and employment committee underscored the need to shift to climate-resilient agriculture and fisheries to avoid the crippling effects of disasters on the livelihood of farmers and fisherfolk. “We need to prioritize the shift to agriculture and fisheries that can cope with the harsher effects of climate change. […]

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NOGRALES PUSHES FOR TRABAHO PARA SA PILIPINO BILL

The chair of the House of Representatives’ labor and employment committee called for the passage of a bill that would establish a national jobs creation plan, which he said is necessary for the country to fully recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. “We need to institutionalize and expand the current National Employment Recovery Strategy or NERS […]