IBON Updates – May 12, 2015

Pleasant greetings everyone! Sharing some updates. Keep well! 🙂





IMF hype on PH growth speculative, serves US pivot to Asia Pacific

Govt deployed more OFWs than created jobs

Overwhelming number of jobs created in poor quality, part-time, low-paying work

Youth comprises most of jobless Filipinos: 7 of 10 unemployed had high school degree or college-educated

Mary Jane Veloso case mirrors mounting govt neglect of OFWs; govt budget for OFWs falling

Increase in jobs with poor quality work alarming–IBON

World Earth Day: Govt urged to stop large-scale mining, junk destructive mining policy

As water firms question MWSS decision: junking concession agreement more urgent

MWSS decision welcome but conflicting arbitration decisions problematic

Group warns against Cha-cha bid

World Health Day: Privatization puts Filipinos’ health at greater risk

Group warns vs privatization of coco levy assets

PH remains among poorest performers in Southeast Asia

Employers can afford substantial wage hike

P15-wage increase meaning less amid rising cost of living


Padayon kita!
Xandra Liza Casambre Bisenio
Media & Communications Department | IBON Foundation
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