The paper situates alternative modes of entry as efficient modes of migration as overseas employment and Movement of Natural Persons (MNP) within the context of trade in services. As it elaborates on the three alternative modes of entry, it also offers policy options in managing the movement of young Filipinos who opt to be working as tourists, au pairs, and overseas students including future similar mobility arrangements.
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The abrupt phase out of plastic bags could result to massive lass of jobs considering that the entire supply chain plastic industry employs about a hundred thousand workers. The paper identifies several strategies to allow the smooth transition of these workers to other economic sectors, given their specialized skills and the constrained absorptive capacity of the domestic labor market.
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The Philippine-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (PJEPA) is a bilateral preferential trade and investment agreement between the Philippines and Japan that seeks to remove barriers to investment and trade of goods and services between the two countries. The paper recommends adjustment measures and policies to fully maximize its benefits and minimize costs PJEPA given its advantages and disadvantages.
The Paper focus on the deployment of HSWs to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the possible implication of government-imposed ban which include loss of considerable number of employment opportunities for many household service workers and increase in irregular migration brought about by restrictions. The paper provides strategies that must accompany the selective deployment and the appropriate mechanisms to cushion the effects of the ban among workers.
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The paper prescribes the framework by which the labor and employment sector contribution should be informed to make inclusive growth manifest. The strategic framework was utilized in deriving the Department of Labor and Employment’s Labor and Employment Plan, 2011-2016.
Read more: Inclusive Growth & Decent Work: Toward Framing the Labor & Employment Strategy for the Medium-Term