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LABSTAT Updates

Vol. 18 No. 26 [10.24.2014]
2011/2012 INDUSTRY PROFILE:
ELECTRONICS
(FOURTH OF A SERIES)

Background

        This LABSTAT Updates is the fourth in a series of industry profiles that features key industries with strong employment generation potentials. Statistics in this report were culled from the results of the 2011/2012 BLES Integrated Survey (BITS) - a nationwide sample survey of establishments with at least 20 workers.

 

 

 

 

 


Vol. 18 No. 25 [10.24.2014]
INVESTMENT IN HUMAN RESOURCES
A SURVEY OF JOB-RELATED TRAININGS IN ESTABLISHMENT
WITH 20 OR MORE WORKERS

Overview

        Training is a key management tool in managing the human resource development program of an organization. The success of any business lies on the knowledge and skills of its workforce which must be constantly enhanced and enlarged through training to keep pace with the increasingly competitive business environment. In today’s world of work, training of workers is a form of investment that contributes to the sustainability and profitability of a business.


 

 

 

 


Vol. 18 No. 24 [09.30.2014]
2011/2012 INDUSTRY PROFILE:
TOURISM
(THIRD OF A SERIES)

Total workforce consisted mostly of full-time workers (89.5% or 368,458)

  • By basis of payment, more than half of the total employed were paid monthly (52.4% or 215,537) while 28.9%were paid on a daily basis (118,985) and 8.2%on an hourly basis (33,936).
  • Only a small portion of workers were on part-time employment (5.5% or 22,714) and purely on commission (2.9% or 11,989).
  • Three in every seven workers were women (43.3% or 178,112); one in every five workers were young, i.e., aged 15 to 24 years (18.3% or 75,232).

 

 

 

 

 

 


Vol. 18 No. 23 [09.23.2014]
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE JULY 2014
LABOR FORCE SURVEY

More persons entered/re-entered the labor market in July 2014

        The country’s labor force grew by 2.2% (+879,000) to reach 41.230 million. The slight increase in labor force was due mainly to higher participation rates among female workforce (50.5% from 49.7%) and among persons in the prime working years aged 25 to 54 (77.5% from 76.8%). On the overall, labor force participation rate (LFPR) was up by 0.5 percentage point to 64.4%. (Table 5)


 

 

 

 

 


Vol. 18 No. 22 [09.22.2014]
NON-ECONOMIC PROVISIONS
OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS IN 2012
(SECOND OF A THREE-PART SERIES)

Almost all CBAs (98.6% or 277 CBAs) of the 281 CBAs registered in 2012 contained non-economic provisions or stipulations.

  • These non-economic clauses usually cover union and job security, union privileges, grievance machinery, well-being and health promotion programs, leave and health care benefits, retirement and other supplemental benefits.
  • On union security clauses, majority of the CBAs had check-off clauses which allow employers to make deductions from the employees’ pay slips; the most common of which, was union dues check-off (82.2% or 231 CBAs followed by special assessment fees (61.9%) and agency fees (55.5%).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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