March 31, 2021
The latest labor force survey confirms that unemployment and underemployment are worsening despite economic managers’ hype of rebounding employment.
February 5, 2021
December 4, 2020
News | The labor market rebounding as lockdown restrictions are eased should not be mistaken as ‘recovery’. More than people returning to work, the term should mean returning to the same levels of employment as before. Recovery can only happen with substantial economic stimulus with sufficient government financial assistance or subsidies to workers affected by the pandemic.
July 25, 2020
June 5, 2020
government’s supposed recovery plans are more concerned about supporting business profits than helping the mass of unemployed Filipinos. The finance department’s PH-PROGRESO and stimulus bills in Congress give considerable support to businesses while millions of affected families get token support at best.
June 5, 2020
The unemployment crisis is actually even worse than official figures show. The 20.4 million real unemployed and underemployed today is the worst crisis of mass unemployment in the country’s history.
April 12, 2020
February 26, 2020
Isn’t it weird that we absorbed offshore gambling operations here in the Philippines but in return we only got reports of criminality and non-remittance of taxes?