Ecozones touted as means to mitigate global recession impact

THE impact on the Philippines of the impending global economic slowdown can be mitigated by developing more economic zones (ecozones), the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said.   PEZA Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Tereso O. Panga said more ecozones are in store with the release recently of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2023-2028 by the National Economic […]

Delfingen celebrates foundation day with eye-screening activity

DELFINGEN, a family company and a global automotive supplier, celebrates its long-standing presence in the country and continuously works to go over and beyond its function as an automotive distributor on a global scale. Delfingen’s corporate foundation was created in 2007 with the mission to carry out the company’s actions in the territories where it […]

Senate bill granting 13th month pay to all government workers filed 

A SENATOR has filed a bill that will grant 13th month pay to all government employees, including those under the contract-of-service scheme or job order arrangement.   “Their work is as heavy as the work of the regulars,” Senator Ramon B. Revilla, Jr., who chairs the Senate Committee on Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation, […]

85% of workers fear robot hacking

WHILE employees believe that robots should be more widely used across different industries most employees fear robot hacking. This is according to the recent study of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky where “79 percent of employees believe that robots should be more widely used across different industries, however, 85 percent of them fear robot hacking.” Nowadays, robotics […]

Consolacion mayor ‘cracks down’ on employees amid complaints

EMPLOYEES of the Municipality of Consolacion will now be monitored at work.Mayor Theresa “Neneng” Alegado made this announcement after she received several complaints of employees from different departments who do not treat the public accordingly.“So you have a big problem and you seek assistance but no one will entertain you because it’s not office hours. […]

Uber says responding to ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of network breach

Uber Technologies Inc. said on Thursday it is responding to a cybersecurity incident, after a media report that its network was breached with the ride-hailing company taking several internal communications and engineering systems offline. A hacker compromised an employee’s workplace messaging Slack app and then used it to send a message to Uber employees announcing […]

CHD head: Bureaucracy to blame for delays in releasing of pay, allowances of medical frontliners in Cebu City

AN OFFICIAL of the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) admitted that the lengthy processing between the City and the national government has contributed to the delay in the release of salaries and allowances of healthcare workers.But Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, CHD head, assured that the release of salaries and allowances of their employees will be expedited.Ibones […]

Tell it to SunStar: If enacted, Tolentino’s proposal will spur crackdown on government officials, employees and their kin

Rights group Karapatan criticized Sen. Francis Tolentino for his remarks made on Aug. 31, 2022 at the Senate. The lawmaker proposed measures requiring government employees to disclose information on their relatives who may have connections with so-called terrorist organizations.“What Sen. Tolentino is suggesting is a crackdown on officials and employees in the public sector and […]

Employees trained to save lives

NEW employees have learned first aid and life support at work, while existing first aid responders have updated their skills to save lives at the workplace in various facilities and sections at Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc. (TCPI) in Cebu.The Environment and Safety Division (ESD) organized the training as part of the company’s Occupational First Aid […]

Globe bags UN SDG Award for ‘People’ in 1st SDG Awards in the Philippines

Globe, the country’s digital solutions provider, leveraged its strength in technology to keep its 8,000 employees safe, connected, and engaged during the pandemic. With this, Globe took home the first-ever United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) Awards under the People Category hosted by the UN Global Compact Network Philippines (UNGCP). The Awards, which recognize […]