Liquidation needed for Cebu City barangays to get financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays who wish to avail of the city government’s financial assistance must be able to present a liquidation of the past financial assistance they have received. Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the…

ESPN to cut jobs as pandemic hits sports broadcaster

11/06/2020

New York, United States—ESPN said Thursday, November 5, 2020,  it was cutting some 300 jobs in response to turmoil in the sports world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The sports channel, a unit of Walt…

Foundation acquires Sogod farmland to help feed Cebu’s malnourished kids

Norman V. Mendoza 03/06/2020

SOGOD, Cebu – A foundation founded by an American couple has purchased farmland in the Municipality of Sogod, northern Cebu and planted it with fruits and vegetables intended for the province’s malnourished kids. Randolf Pagaran, farm manager…

DOLE-7 urges employers to implement new minimum wage 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/06/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — Employers in Central Visayas have to implement the new wage rates that took effect on January 5. Salome Siaton, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas,…

DOLE-7: Court orders status quo, not suspension, pending resolution of petition of Bohol biz groups

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY — The Bohol Regional Trial Court has ordered that a status quo on the minimum wage be maintained pending resolution of the petition of two business groups opposing the reclassification of Tagbilaran City. Salome Siaton,…

13th Month Pay and Christmas bonus are two different things — DOLE-7 chief

Futch Anthony Inso 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The Thirteenth Month Pay should not be confused with Christmas Bonus.” Regional Director Salome Siaton of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas said this amid the celebration of the Christmas…

Labella tells Ocean Park Management: Prioritize the hiring of Cebu City residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has urged the management of the Cebu Ocean Park that is set to open at the South Road Properties (SRP) in the next few months to prioritize the employment…

Renew work permit on time, DOLE-7 urges foreign nationals

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/06/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) has called on foreign nationals to already renew their work permits before its expiration date. DOLE-7 Regional Director Salome Siaton said in a press…

Dole-7 urges LGUs’ Peso to help identify skilled workers in their areas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/15/2019

CEBU CITY—The Department of Labor and Employment and Employment (Dole-7) urges the Public Employment Service Office (Peso) in various local government units (LGUs) to help address the lack of skilled workers by identifying the available manpower base…

Emergency employment underway for the landslide victims in the City of Naga

09/27/2018

Cebu City, Philippines. Talks have started between the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) and the local government unit (LGU) of the City of Naga, Cebu for a possible provision of emergency employment for the workers affected…

Employment rate in July at 94.6%

Inquirer.net 09/05/2018

10-YEAR-HIGH More Filipinos gained jobs in July as the employment rate inched up to a 10-year high of 94.6 percent, the government reported on Wednesday. The Philippine Statistics Authority’s July 2018 Labor Force Survey showed that the…

Booming economy boosts employment in C. Visayas

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/26/2017

LABOR FORCE SURVEY Central Visayas registered a higher employment rate in October this year compared to the same period in 2016 on the back of a booming regional economy and burgeoning tourism sector. Cyril Ticao, regional director…

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