4.1M Filipino workers stranded during quarantine

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 17:57:51 +0000

AROUND 4.1 million Filipinos of working age were left stranded due to community quarantine phases implemented across the country, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Saturday. The mobile phone survey, conducted from May 4 to 10 among 4,010 respondents, showed that 5.4 percent of working-age Filipinos or those 15 years […]

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Hontiveros wants mandatory testing of workers

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 10:34:34 +0000

SEN. Ana Theresia “Risa” Hontiveros said employees who will be allowed to go back to work should be tested for coronavirus. She said the mandatory testing of returning employees is an essential measure to protect workers and lessen the risk of spreading the contagion. The senator cited the government’s pronouncement that POGO workers will undergo Covid-19 […]

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Lawmaker sounds alarm on influx of Chinese workers

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 11:31:12 +0000

Bam Aquino alarmed over influx of Chinese workers in PH

CAUAYAN CITY – Senator Bam Aquino on Thursday expressed fear that many skilled Filipino workers would lose job opportunities due to the influx of Chinese nationals who have taken up jobs in the country.

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Chinese firms in Boracay required to have English trade names, employ Filipino workers

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:20:44 +0000

Chinese establishments on Boracay Island should have trade names primarily in English and should employ Filipino workers.

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TUCP asks Tulfo to apologize for insulting Filipino workers

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 23:26:41 +0000

Labor groups on Friday demanded that special envoy to China Ramon Tulfo apologize to Filipino workers after he insulted their contributions to the country’s economy when he claimed that the influx of Chinese workers was because they were better employees.

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It’s fake: Facebook post about abused Filipino workers in Malaysia

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:00:50 +0000

It’s fake: Facebook post about abused Filipino workers in Malaysia

Pictures of illegal Filipino workers, who have been allegedly mistreated in Malaysia, posted on Facebook is fake.

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