2 weeks Labor group asks House to provide more funds for public employment MB
The Nagkaisa labor coalition on Tuesday asked the House of Representatives under the new leadership of Speaker Lord Allan Velasco to allocate more funds to public employment if they are serious in addressing the employment crisis. “The job crisis is real,” Nagkaisa chairperson Sonny Matula said in a statement. “If the HOR is serious in addressing the employment crisis, it will prioritize jobs recovery through public employment program and set aside sufficient amount of resources to create jobs,” he added. Nagkaisa said based on estimates, to keep 1.2 million displaced workers employed for at least 3 months in minimum ... more