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Job-losing growth in first quarter 2024 is cause for alarm not optimism – IBON

May 10, 2024

The difficulty in creating enough decent and sustainable work which leaves millions of Filipinos to survive off of meager incomes certainly cannot in any way be a source of “optimism and pride,” as the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) put it when the growth figures were released

IBON says of wage hike: “Ang bara ay ang di pag-suporta ng pangulo”

May 9, 2024

The proposed wage bills in Congress to various degrees bring wages closer to the family living wage, which corrects years of meager wage increases that have lagged behind profits, productivity and inflation.

Hunger rise, extensive poverty debunks jobs improvement hype — IBON

May 8, 2024

Government’s constant hype of “labor market improvement” is not being felt by many Filipinos struggling with poor quality jobs and, as a result, are falling into worsening hunger and widespread poverty.

Cha-cha in Education: An Unnecessary and Distracting Move

May 7, 2024

The education sector in the Philippines will be opened for foreign participation and investment, whether through ownership or other forms of partnership, if lawmakers have their way.

Human rights in Asia: In the flashpoint of crisis and war

May 3, 2024

The onslaught of imperialism is relentless and brutal, and the sufferings of the working people are unimaginable.

Weak and below-target job creation debunks govt’s employment hype, hits youth worst — IBON

May 1, 2024

Acknowledging the weak state of job creation is necessary to come up with meaningful solutions that will address the country’s livelihood crisis.

50-50 split between profits and workers’ wages more than fair — IBON

May 1, 2024

Raising the minimum wage to a living wage corrects decades of injustice where workers create huge profits for employers but receive meager wages.

Modernong Jeep: Saan na pupulutin ang komyuter?

April 15, 2024

PRAYMER

Kasinghalaga pero hindi masyado tinatalakay ng pamahalaan ang kahihinatnan ng mga komyuter. Pagsapit ng Mayo, paano na lang ang karaniwang komyuter na ngayon pa nga lang ay hirap na sa pagbyahe dahil sa masahol na sistema ng pampublikong transportasyon sa Pilipinas?

Lack of gainful employment belies govt claims of improving jobs market — IBON

April 13, 2024

The Marcos Jr administration keeps touting that the labor market is improving. But there is a serious disconnect between this government hype and the actual reality of millions of Filipinos.