THE Department of Labor and Employment has announced that Filipinos who will work in Japan under its new specified skilled worker residency law will receive pay equivalent to or even better than that of their local counterparts.
AMID the water shortage affecting thousands of families in Metro Manila, the Philippine Red Cross has started to supply water to the Rizal Medical Center (RMC) in Pasig, which is among the hospitals affected by the Manila Water service interruption due to the water level drop of La Mesa Dam.
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said government is slowing down the deployment of construction workers as much as 90 percent to prevent them from choosing high-paying jobs overseas. But they should also be informed about the need for manpower in the local construction sector to convince them to stay in the country.
THE Department of Health-CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) conducted the first batch of training in Mental Health Global Action Plan Intervention Program (mhGAP) for health officers, including nurses, of various cities and municipalities of the region.
THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warned balik-manggagawa or Filipino workers returning to their job site on the use of forged documents when applying for exit clearance or overseas employment certificate (OEC).
The app features a doll figure named Momo with bulging eyes and an overly large mouth. It encourages one to add a contact on WhatsApp, a messaging platform owned by Facebook. Once this is done, Momo suddenly pops up in the account and entices one to play a series of challenges that becomes violent and eventually leads to self-harm and suicide. Furthermore, the app urges the child to keep the activity a secret and threats against family members are declared should the activity be disclosed.
THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment, has warned Filipino nurses seeking jobs in Germany under the Triple Win Project to be vigilant against online illegal recruitment activities.
THE Department of Labor and Employment has announced that a total of 186 jobseekers, 99 of them former Hanjin workers, on Saturday found themselves employed during the Build Build Build Jobs Caravan at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone in Zambales.