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4 Nov 2023 – New field study finds AI will not put people out of work

Published by rudy Date posted on November 11, 2023

https://interestingengineering.com/innovation/new-field-study-finds-ai-will-not-put-people-out-of-work

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Panlilio to lay off Friday’s Boracay employees, eyes end-2021 reopening; Puerto Galera resort to open April 11

Published by rudy Date posted on April 9, 2021

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Topshop is closing down all their stores in the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on February 18, 2021

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DOLE: 133,315 workers displaced in January

Published by rudy Date posted on February 16, 2021

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 15 Feb 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The number of displaced workers surged in January, as more establishments adopted flexible work arrangements and temporary closures, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Lufthansa Technik PH to cut 300 jobs by April

Published by rudy Date posted on February 12, 2021

By Lisbet Esmael, CNN Philippines, 12 Feb 2021 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 12) — Lufthansa Technik Philippines—one of the country’s biggest aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul companies—will slash its workforce by 20%, affecting 300 jobs starting April, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit the aviation industry.

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PAL, Coca Cola expected to undergo retrenchment- Bello

Published by rudy Date posted on January 31, 2021

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Nissan shuts down local plant, third to do so in 3 years

Published by rudy Date posted on January 21, 2021

by Ian Nicolas Cigaral (Philstar.com), 21 Jan 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Nissan Motor Philippines became the third car manufacturer in 3 years to halt assembly in the Philippines, highlighting the struggles of the broader automobile industry that government has been trying to revive for years.

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Makati Shangri-La temporarily shutting down, cutting jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on January 20, 2021

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Subic firm lays off 784 workers

Published by rudy Date posted on January 7, 2021

By Patrick Roxas, TMT, Manila Times, 7 Jan 2021 Subic Philippines Corp. had retrenched 784 or more than 70 percent of its workers here to maintain the viability of its operations, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) said on Wednesday.

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More than half of adult Pinoys lost jobs, had emotional problems due to pandemic: survey

Published by rudy Date posted on January 7, 2021

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Labor group says HCDC will retrench all teachers, staff

Published by rudy Date posted on November 29, 2020

by RALPH LAWRENCE G. LLEMIT, 29 Nov 2020 A LABOR group slammed Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC) for its planned “100-percent retrenchment” of its teachers and staff, calling their action “illegal and inhumane” while still under the state of pandemic.

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500 miners lose jobs, 400 others affected, says mining firm OceanaGold

Published by rudy Date posted on October 15, 2020

by Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 15 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Mining company OceanaGold Corp. has laid off nearly 500 workers on Wednesday, more than a year after the government held off on the approval of its mining contract in Luzon.

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Two German electronics firms closing shop – SEIPI

Published by rudy Date posted on October 10, 2020

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 10 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Two German electronics firms are shutting down operations in the country due to the uncompetitive business environment, the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation Inc. (SEIPI) said.

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BSP: More layoffs loom in Q4

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2020

by Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), 28 Sep 2020 MANILA, Philippines — More companies may lay off workers as they shelve expansion plans for the fourth quarter and over the next 12 months as the economy took a downturn due to the implementation of mobility restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, according…

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Philippines: 4000+ garment workers laid off in economic zone due to reduced orders from buyers amid COVID-19; Incl. company responses

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2020

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DOLE eyes aid for 4,000 retrenched workers in Cebu

Published by rudy Date posted on September 26, 2020

by SunStar, 26 Sep 2020 THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) assured on Saturday, September 26, assistance for the over 4,000 workers displaced at the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Cebu.

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Pandemic-hit garments firms to lay-off over 4,000 workers

Published by rudy Date posted on September 23, 2020

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 23 Sep 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Over 4,400 workers are being let go by garments firms operating in Cebu due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Philippines jobless rate eases, but Metro Manila left behind

Published by rudy Date posted on September 3, 2020

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ilang ng mga nawalan ng trabaho sa bansa mula Enero hanggang Agosto 2020, umabot na sa mahigit 180,000 ayon sa DOLE. | via @JohnsonManabat

Published by rudy Date posted on September 2, 2020

Bilang ng mga nawalan ng trabaho sa bansa mula Enero hanggang Agosto 2020, umabot na sa mahigit 180,000 ayon sa DOLE. | via @JohnsonManabat pic.twitter.com/viuAvj252l — DZMM TeleRadyo (@DZMMTeleRadyo) September 2, 2020

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DOLE says only 3.3M jobs lost to coronavirus pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on August 21, 2020

By: Consuelo Marquez – Reporter, 21 Aug 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Only over three million Filipinos were rendered jobless due to the continuing scourge of the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected 178,022 people nationwide, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Friday.

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Closure, job cuts: Why COVID-19 spells death for community journalism

Published by rudy Date posted on August 15, 2020

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Nearly 1,000 firms laid off workers

Published by rudy Date posted on August 12, 2020

by Jovic Yee, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 12 Aug 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Nearly a thousand business enterprises have laid off their workers in just the first nine days of August due to the economic toll exacted by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on their operations.

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Study: 8M Filipinos to lose jobs as virus overwhelms economy

Published by rudy Date posted on July 13, 2020

By: Ben O. de Vera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 13 Jul 2020 About eight million Filipinos would go jobless as the pandemic rages and while the Philippine economy reels from the most stringent lockdown in the region, slow disease containment and an influx of returning migrant workers, according to Malaysian financial giant Maybank.

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ABS-CBN shutdown to worsen joblessness, says labor coalition

Published by rudy Date posted on July 10, 2020

Thousands of employees of ABS-CBN network are in peril of losing jobs after the House of Representatives denied its application for franchise renewal on Friday, a grim scenario that could worsen the unemployment problem triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, a labor coalition said.

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PCW commissioner on media resigns over ABS-CBN shutdown

Published by rudy Date posted on July 10, 2020

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Garcia, Gullas, Mendoza: All 3 Cebuano House members vote against ABS-CBN franchise

Published by rudy Date posted on July 10, 2020

By: Ador Vincent Mayol, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 10 Jul 2020 CEBU CITY—All three Cebuano members of the House committee on legislative franchises voted to reject bills seeking to grant broadcast giant ABS-CBN a new franchise. They are Pablo John Garcia, Eduardo Gullas and Democrito Mendoza.

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Shutdown of 3,000 companies affects 100,000 workers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 2, 2020

DOLE QUOTES REPORTS By: Leila B. Salaverria, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2 Jul 2020 MANILA, Philippines — More than 3,000 business establishments have repor­ted a temporary shutdown of operations, while more than 200 have closed down permanently since January this year, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said, adding that the closures affected some 100,000 workers.

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Published by rudy Date posted on June 26, 2020

TUCP sees 12 million job losses Neda warns of 15-year high jobless rate in recession-hit economy by Vito Barcelo and Julito G. Rada, Manila Standard, 26 Jun 2020 The country’s largest labor group said job losses could hit 12 million before the year ends as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the National Economic…

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Provincial bus firms’ job losses top

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2020

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter, Businessmirror, 22 Jun 2020 ABOUT 14,000 workers of provincial bus firms have lost their jobs due to operational restrictions, according to bus operators, warning that another 10,000 may be let go because of the implementation of cashless fare systems.

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First in 75 yrs: Victory Liner laying off hundreds of workers

Published by rudy Date posted on June 20, 2020

By: Doris Dumlao-Abadilla, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 Jun 2020 For the first time in its 75-year history, bus operator Victory Liner Inc. (VLI) is laying off hundreds of employees to stay afloat amid the tough economic and regulatory environment shaped by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Against Trafficking in Persons

“One life trafficked, one too many!”

 

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against the military junta in Myanmar
to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

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(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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