Filipino workers

More part-timers, unpaid family workers underscores admin’s inability to create quality jobs – IBON

October 6, 2023

The millions-surge in informal work indicates that working Filipinos are going on survival mode as the living crisis intensifies. The Marcos Jr administration’s inability to improve the economy’s capacity to generate meaningful jobs is clearly a failure of policy and government’s economic management.

Filipino workers productivity increasing but real wages falling — IBON

May 8, 2023

The gains from growing productivity are not going to workers as higher wages but to the profits of corporations and the wealth of the super-rich. Giving workers their fair share through decent wages will uplift their lives and also spur economic progress.

PH minimum wages are family poverty wages – IBON

April 28, 2023

Filipino workers and their families are barely surviving on the minimum wage because this is even less than the official poverty threshold for a family of five.

1.8-million loss in full-time jobs dispels gov’t claim of recovery, robust jobs market – IBON

March 10, 2023

The jobs crisis is worsening despite the economy reopening. Sugarcoating only hides the problem and prevents urgent action to help millions of Filipinos struggling to make ends meet.

Strong labor market? Part-time, informal workers surge by over 2M – IBON

January 6, 2023

Latest labor force data showing huge spikes in part-time and informal jobs belies government claims of a strong labor market and steady economic recovery.

Employment decline belies govt claims of upbeat labor market — IBON

December 8, 2022

The government’s claim of an upbeat labor market is an overstatement that dismisses the significant decline in employment and growing number of discouraged workers.

Duterte administration worst for workers since Marcos dictatorship

May 18, 2022

The past six years were the worst for Filipino workers since the Marcos era