President Duterte leads Labor Day rites in Davao City

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte led the observance of the Labor Day here on Monday, May 1, underscoring his pro-worker stance and reiterating his commitment to advance workers’ interests. Before speaking with the members of the labor sector, the President had a dialogue with trade union leaders and workers at the People’s Park.

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On adult joblessness at 22.9%

The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing adult joblessness at 22.9% in March 2017, which is 2.2% below the 25.1% last December 2016, is an affirmation of the significant strides of the Duterte administration in sustaining the country’s robust economic growth and making it inclusive.