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DOLE: OVER 143-K JOB VACANCIES AVAILABLE IN LABOR DAY JOB FAIRS



The labor department revealed that more than 143,000 vacant positions are available for jobseekers in various job fairs across the country on Labor day.

Out of 143,085 job vacancies, 58,171 are available for local employment while 84,914 are up for overseas placement.

According to Maglunsod, the increase in job openings was brought by additonal employers that will participate in the job fairs on May 1 with 1 thousand 99 employers.

With this, Maglunsod said, they are expecting that more jobseekers will be hired on Labor Day.

The agency is encouraging jobseekers to participate in the nationwide job fair within their respective regions.