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WAIVE GOV’T FEES FOR COVID-HIT JOBSEEKERS – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to amend RA 11261 otherwise known as the “First Time Jobseekers Assistance Act” to extend the waiver of fees and charges to jobseekers who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Senate Bill 2090, all government agencies and instrumentalities, including Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations […]

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SIGNING OF FIRST-TIME JOBSEEKERS ASSISTANCE ACT SHOWS DUTERTE’S ‘MALASAKIT’ FOR FILIPINOS – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and 2019 senatorial candidate Bong Go has welcomed the signing into law of the act waiving in favor of first-time job seekers government fees for the issuance of documents required for employment applications. First-time jobseekers include fresh graduates, students who have taken leaves of absence and out-of-school youth. […]

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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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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 […]