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Belmonte agrees with Bayan Muna on lack of inclusive growth

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte has agreed with the view of the political opposition that the Aquino administration has failed to spread the benefits of a robust economy in the last four years to majority of Filipinos.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Target underemployment, not just unemployment

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We always hear about the need for creating more employment. But rarely do we hear about targeting underemployment. The latter is often a more cost-effective strategy.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13

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The number of retrenched workers in the country ballooned by 42 percent to 45,208 in 2013, from the 31,778 recorded the previous year as more businesses decided to let go of people, citing “economic reasons.”

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Unemployment seen to decline as trade picks up

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After rising in January, the unemployment rate is expected to drop in the next Labor Force Survey to be conducted in April as businesses recuperate from the effects of recent natural calamities, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Unemployment worsens to 7.5%

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Job fair in SM City Davao. INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

The Philippines’ unemployment rate rose to 7.5 percent in January from 7.1 percent a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced Tuesday.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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