Rappler's latest stories on unemployment rate Philippines
The retrenchment measures affect close to 3,500 workers
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines' unemployment rate for April surges to 17.7%, the highest ever on record, as the coronavirus pandemic wipes out jobs
Figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority show a drop in unemployment for women who leave the workforce due to family duties
There are 42.65 million employed persons and 2.39 million people with no jobs as of January 2020
There’s a lot to be thankful for in the 2010s when more Filipinos became more prosperous and healthy, so much so that the 2010s might be considered our economy’s true 'golden age.'
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