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April sees more jobs; quality wanting

THE RANKS of jobless Filipinos in April dipped from a year ago, but those working who wanted additional income increased in the same period, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday.

More jobs in April, but job quality declines

The labor data in April was a mixed bag as unemployment eased during the period, but those wanting more work increased. Preliminary results of the...

More than 140,000 vacancies await job seekers on Labor Day

MORE than 140,000 vacancies will be open for job seekers on May 1, the Philippines’ Labor Day, the government said on Friday. “We have initially...

Unemployment rate falls in January

Unemployment fell in January, the government reported this morning. The preliminary results of the January 2018 round of Labor Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the...

SWS: Q4 joblessness drops to 7.2M adults

ADULT JOBLESSNESS in the fourth quarter of 2017 dropped 3.2 points to 15.7% or an estimated 7.2 million adults, compared with 18.9% or an...

Unemployment rate rises to 5% in October

Preliminary results of the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed the unemployment rate at 5% in October,...

July sees more jobless Filipinos

By Christine J. S. Castañeda Researcher UNEMPLOYMENT worsened in July, even as the same month saw a marked reduction in the ranks of those wanting more...

10 million still jobless but optimism ‘very high’

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral Reporter THE RANKS of jobless Filipinos steadied around the 10 million mark in the second quarter from the preceding three months...

Unemployment drops to 10-year low

THE number of jobless Filipinos last January dropped to a 10-year low. Based on the preliminary results of the latest quarterly Labor Force Survey (LFS)...

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