MANILA, PHILIPPINES – With a theme: “Pabahay, Bilihing Abot-Presyo, Benepisyo ng Matatag na Trabaho Para sa Manggagawang Pilipino,” President H. E. President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. during the 121st Labor Day celebration at the Function Room 4 of SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on May 1, 2023 said: “Asahan po ninyo na hindi kailanman magpapabaya ang inyong pamahalaan sa larangan ng paggawa at empleyo, lalo na sa ilalim ng aking pamamalakad. Bilang Pangulo, ipinapangako ko na ang proteksyon para sa mga manggagawang Pilipino ay mananatiling pangunahing prayoridad ng aking administrasyon” (You can expect that your government will never neglect the field of labor and employment, especially under my administration. As President, I promise that protection for Filipino workers will remain a top priority of my administration),” he continued. Hence, this 121st Labor day Celebration initiated by the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has arranged three major activities which includes job fairs to provide local and overseas job opportunities to Filipino workers.
A total of six hundred thirty-four (634) employers were present offering forty-eight thousand and five hundred and five (48,505) job vacancies in various thirty-eight (38) job fair venues. Also, a Ceremonial Signing of Memoranda of Agreements of the Department of Labor and Employment among various agencies took place to cater to the needs for labor and employment
In full support of this national celebration, the PRC Regional Offices took part in the various activities set by the DoLE.
Having all these employers, offices, and departments in one stop and joining forces in offering thousands of job opportunities, is surely a big move towards nation-building through the Filipino workforce.
Mabuhay lahat ng Pilipinong Manggagawa!