IBON Foundation

IBON Foundation is a non-stock non-profit development organization. We have been serving the Filipino people through research and education since 1978. IBON seeks to promote an understanding of socioeconomics that serves the interests and aspirations of the Filipino people. We study the most urgent social, economic and political issues confronting Philippine society and the world.

Jobs created mostly poor and quality work

The overwhelming number of “jobs created” are merely self-employment and informal work, and domestic work — accounting for 4.3 million or 71.3% of net employment creation#MalalangEkonomiya#MayMagagawa#UpholdRightsAndWelfare#PeopleEconomics Source link
May 15, 2023

More jobs but part-time work swelled

3.3 million of the net employment increase of 6 million since January 2020 is part-time work of less than 40 hours a week, while only 2.5 million of the increased employment was full-time work of 40 hours and over per week. Source
May 14, 2023

Regalo – IBON Foundation

Magagarang mga bulaklak, walang kasingtamis na mga cake, at ang pinaka-popular, ang boquet ng perang papel. Ilan lamang yan sa mga karaniwang natatanggap ng ating mga ina tuwing Mothers’ Day bukod sa matatamis na pagbati at yakap ng kaniyang mga anak, asawa
May 14, 2023

Faces of Informality – IBON Foundation

Informal workers are Filipinos trying to make a living any way they can. The informal economy is a varied set of odd activities, enterprises, and jobs. Workers here do not receive the mandated salaries and benefits that those in the
May 10, 2023

NCR family living wage as of April 2023

Despite declining in April, the 6.6% headline inflation continues to eat away the unchanged minimum wage. Short-term solutions like removing consumption taxes and mandating wage hikes are urgently needed. Source link
May 9, 2023

It’s all about US – IBON Foundation

The United States (US) got everything it wanted from Pres. Bongbong Marcos’s 4-day official visit, and made sure the Philippines didn’t ask for anything that the US doesn’t want to give. Marcos Jr got the American validation he wanted to
May 9, 2023
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