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Most aging Filipino caregivers can’t afford to retire


Most elderly Filipino caregivers in the Los Angeles area work past retirement age due to the lack of employment protection and benefits, the inability to save up for retirement and the continuing need to provide financial help to their families, according to a policy report authored by three California-based researchers.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

32 DOST staff leave for ‘high paying’ jobs abroad

Screengrab from  http://www.dost.gov.ph/

At least 32 personnel left the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for “high paying” jobs in other countries, an official told a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

San Francisco’s ’14 drive to place 7,000 youths in jobs launched

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee with Summer Job youths TAYSF PHOTO

City Hall launched Summer Jobs+ 2014, challenging employers to create 7,000 jobs, internships and paid job training for San Francisco youth (ages 14-24) this summer and throughout the school year.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

The new slave masters


Hired household help is a common practice across the world. Depending on one’s location and disposable income, the options may include a teenage babysitter, “aunty” from the village, the au-pair exchange student or a foreign domestic worker (FDW).

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Arabic lessons now given to OFWs to boost hiring


More household service workers (HSWs) are expected to be hired in 2014 in the Middle East with the implementation of the Arabic language training course (ALTC) by private recruitment agencies, according to a leader in the recruitment industry.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »