NEDA BACKS NATIONWIDE SHIFT TO ALERT LEVEL 1 TO IMPROVE EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES

April 7, 2022 – Increased mobility and easing of restrictions led to significant employment creation in February 2022, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s unemployment rate in February was maintained at 6.4 percent, the lowest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the continue reading : NEDA BACKS NATIONWIDE SHIFT TO ALERT LEVEL 1 TO IMPROVE EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES

STRONG COMPETITION POLICY TO PROMOTE MORE INNOVATION, CREATE MORE AND BETTER JOBS — NEDA

February 4, 2022 – Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua said on Thursday that a strong competition policy will help strengthen the Philippines’ foundation to achieve upper-middle income country status, and to sustain growth towards high-income country status in one generation. “By fostering a business-friendly environment and a level playing field that welcomes all continue reading : STRONG COMPETITION POLICY TO PROMOTE MORE INNOVATION, CREATE MORE AND BETTER JOBS — NEDA

IMPROVEMENTS IN EMPLOYMENT MUST BE SUSTAINED TO MEET PDP TARGETS – NEDA

June 9, 2017 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) stressed that sustaining employment figures, while improving related services, is crucial to meeting the government’s key targets in the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022. In particular, the decreasing unemployment rate must be sustained together with higher job creation to reduce unemployment to around 3 percent by continue reading : IMPROVEMENTS IN EMPLOYMENT MUST BE SUSTAINED TO MEET PDP TARGETS – NEDA

AGRI SECTOR LOSS LEADS TO EMPLOYMENT DECLINE IN JANUARY 2017

MANILA – The number of employed Filipinos decreased in January 2017, partly due to the recent typhoons that affected the agriculture sector, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The January 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that the country’s employment rate declined to 93.4 from 94.3 percent continue reading : AGRI SECTOR LOSS LEADS TO EMPLOYMENT DECLINE IN JANUARY 2017

Key employment figures improve in April 2015, on track with gov’t target for the year

MANILA—The reduction in the country’s unemployment and underemployment rates in April 2015 indicates a sustained favorable situation in the job market owing to the continued strength of the economy, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The favorable market condition in April 2015 follows a similar trend in the January 2015 round of continue reading : Key employment figures improve in April 2015, on track with gov’t target for the year