Gen Z work preferences lean towards entrepreneurship, gig jobs —  PhilCare

GENERATION Z has expressed a preference for running their own business and participating in the gig economy, according to health maintenance organization PhilhealthCare, Inc....

High court rejects appeal in case involving delayed SSS contributions

THE Supreme Court (SC) rejected an appeal filed by a real estate company, which was found by a lower court to have failed to...

Finnish labor unions extend export blockade

HELSINKI — Finland’s industrial, logistics and electrical workers will extend their ongoing two-week strikes by one week until March 31, the unions and their...

Labor productivity is based on trust

By Rey Elbo
Our management fully understands the daily hassles of commuting and wants to implement a flextime schedule for our employees. Our workers can come in...

Raimondo assures labor rights will be a US investor priority

LABOR GROUPS said they received assurances from US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo that US investors in the Philippines will respect workers’ rights and comply...

Monthly wages rise for Region III domestics

THE Central Luzon regional wage board has approved an increase in the monthly wage for domestic workers to at least P6,000, the Department of...

HR as a balancing act

By Rey Elbo
Most of the time, we human resource (HR) managers are often asked the question — is HR for the workers or management? It’s not...

SC backs CA ruling on PLDT worker regularization

THE Supreme Court (SC) upheld a decision of the Court of Appeals (CA), which had found that the Labor department acted improperly in ordering...

Swiss vote decisively in favor of ‘13th month’ pension increase

ZURICH — Switzerland voted decisively to increase pension payments for the elderly in a referendum, as concern over living costs and support for a...

HR as gatekeeper against overstaffing

By Rey Elbo
I was a job applicant for the post of human resources (HR) manager in a medium-sized company. After some pleasantries and harmless questions, the...

Unions wary of employer backlash to wage hikes

UNIONS said workers need to organize in case employers respond to proposed wage hikes with staffing reductions and the increased use of casual workers. In...

The limits to hiring contractual workers

By Rey Elbo
A human resources (HR) manager at a medium-sized enterprise often brags of a manpower ratio of 90%-10% in favor of temps sent by manpower...
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