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The rising cost of quality education
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - June 14, 2014 - 12:00am
It is crying time again, not just for young boys and girls entering kindergarten but for parents who can barely afford the rising cost of education.
The World Economic Forum: Impact on Filipino workers
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - May 24, 2014 - 12:00am
Every time the Philippines hosts or attends a global or regional conference, the government always sees it as a positive step towards our country's competitive and cooperative position relative to other countries...
Going to Malaysia for the ASEAN integration
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - May 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Dateline: Kuala Lumpur. With the ASEAN INTEGRATION a matter of about six months hence, this columnist is here in Malaysia this whole week in order to spread the news of the Philippine private sector initiative to...
Latest Supreme Court decisions on labor issues
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - May 12, 2014 - 12:00am
These are exciting times, and some very interesting developments are unfolding in our legal and labor relations systems.
Philippine labor cases involving expatriates
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - May 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Equal justice for all personnel and workers are guaranteed to all foreign workers and expatriates in this country.
Employees' liability for air and sea disasters
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - April 26, 2014 - 12:00am
With almost two months having lapsed, and still without a trace of the wreckage of that Malaysian air disaster, and with almost two weeks now past that unfortunate Korean ferry disaster, questions are being asked...
Graduates, bewareof illegal recruiters and traffickers
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - April 3, 2014 - 12:00am
In the jungles called job markets are lurking many predators that are poised to attack new graduates with merciless ferocity.
We should stop deploying domestic helpers abroad
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - March 29, 2014 - 12:00am
Whether we call them household service workers or simply maids, the name does not matter. What matters most is that these Filipino migrant workers are the most vulnerable, the most unprotected, the most rampant victims...
Labor problems in govt, the police, and military
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - March 23, 2014 - 12:00am
The controversial transfer of a career police official to Central Visayas a week after he arrested a big-time fugitive of justice, the highly questionable sacking of a topnotch PMA cadet (who is considered an employee...
Graduation season: The link between education and employment
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - March 22, 2014 - 12:00am
The greatest irony under the administration of President B. Aquino III could be the amazing economic growth that the Philippines achieved in the last three years, while the country's unemployment rate steadily increased...
Power shortages, politics, and the unemployment problem
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - March 8, 2014 - 12:00am
The series of power shortages confronting the whole of Mindanao may prove to be the final straw in the ultimate unmaking of  this administration.
Profit without honor
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - March 1, 2014 - 12:00am
Many of the richest businessmen today, whom we hold in awe and respect, have workers who belong to the poorest of the poor.
ASEAN integration: Exciting opportunities for Filipino human capital
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - February 10, 2014 - 12:00am
When the Philippines signed the Bangkok Declaration in 1967, which was the organic document giving birth to the ASEAN, the Philippines was second only to Japan in terms of economic development.
Why is there too much poverty in a "rich" country?
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - February 2, 2014 - 12:00am
How can we explain to the less privileged Filipinos why is there too much hunger, ignorance and disease in a country with the second fastest growing economy in Asia? How can we make the poor understand that, while...
Pit Senyor among OFWS all over the world!
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - January 20, 2014 - 12:00am
There are 12 million Filipinos in two hundred countries all over the world.
More burdens on the working class
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - January 15, 2014 - 12:00am
The New Year does not look good for the workers. It pains us to note that bad news have been reported, one after another, that shall make life more difficult for the working class.
Labor's prospects for 2014: Boom or gloom?
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - December 28, 2013 - 12:00am
The year is about to end, this, in fact, may be our last column for 2013.
Balancing between work and family
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - December 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Way back there in the US, this Christmas season, I was asked to give a Christmas talk to Filipino couples as well as those with mixed marriages, like Filipina women married to American guys and Filipinos married...
12 vital lessons learned from life in 2013
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - December 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Now that the year is almost over, we should say good bye to those very eventful twelve months, with deep realization of the most important lessons that we must have learned from the events that unfolded over the...
The Filipino working class on the West Coast Stromberg
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - December 7, 2013 - 12:00am
Stromberg, Hayward, Bay Area, San Francisco, USA -- We are here in the West Coast, having a quick vacation, after spending eight days in Tacloban, Ormoc, Basey and Bantayan in northern Cebu.
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