September 8, 2023
Research group IBON said that the 2.8-million collapse in the number of employed persons but small decline in unemployed confirms that many Filipinos have dropped out of the labor force. This is due to the lack of jobs – even work that is self-employed and informal. The group said that this huge increase in discouraged […]
July 8, 2023
Despite months of government playing up so-called reforms to ensure high-quality job generation, more and more Filipinos are struggling to earn whatever they can just to get by.
May 10, 2023
The number of informal workers is increasing as the economic crisis deepens, especially after the excessive lockdowns used to contain the pandemic. Informality is gravely worsening.
July 18, 2022
Joblessness and informality of work are worsening. Why is the government claiming that the economy is recovering?
March 18, 2022
The huge drop in the number of labor force participants and employed persons from December 2021 to January 2022 is concerning and underscores the country’s precarious jobs situation.
February 16, 2022
The Duterte government claims strong employment creation signalling economic recovery. But with most jobs in merely part-time, low-paying and insecure work, Filipinos are really just making do and their lives aren’t better off.
July 25, 2020
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