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LABSTAT Updates

Vol. 18 No. 29 [11.14.2014]
LABOR TURNOVER STATISTICS
(IN LARGE ENTERPRISES IN METRO MANILA)
SECOND QUARTER 2014

Employment slowdown in large enterprises in Metro Manila

  • In the second quarter of 2014, employment in large enterprises in Metro Manila fell to 0.88% compared with the 2.49% labor turnover rate posted a year ago. The decline was due mainly to job losses in the industry sector, particularly in construction.  This offset the modest gains in the services and agriculture sectors. (Table 1)

 

 

 

 


Vol. 18 No. 28 [11.14.2014]
PROFILE OF PERSONS
NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE
(2006 - 2013)

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

  • tHE number of persons not in the labor force was consistently increasing from 2006 to 2013 with the fastest growth observed in 2007 at 3.4% and the lowest in 2011 at 0.2%.  From the 19.8 million individuals not in the labor force in 2006, it has increased to 23.2 million or by 17.1% in 2013.
  • Inactivity rate remained in the range 35%-36% for the period covered, or one in every three persons in the working age is not in the labor force.  The turning points of the inactivity rate were in 2008 where it had its peak at 36.4% and in 2011 where it had its lowest at 35.4%.  Consequently, inactivity rate continuously dropped after 2008 but started to depict an upward trend after 2011. (Figure 1)

 

 

 

 


Vol. 18 No. 27 [10.30.2014]
ECONOMIC PROVISIONS OF COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGREEMENTS IN 2012
(LAST OF A THREE-PART SERIES)

Four out of every five registered CBAs had provisions for wage increases

  • Of the 281 registered CBAs from the files of the Bureau of Labor Relations of the Department of Labor and Employment, 81.9% (230) provided for various wage increase benefits to workers. (Figure 1)
  • Of the 230 CBAs with wage increase provisions, majority stipulated specific amount of peso wage increases in daily (119 CBAs) and monthly (72 CBAs) basis.  A lesser number (25 CBAs) granted a percentage increase in the basic payof the workers for the duration of the agreement.

 

 

 

 


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.


 

 

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