Apr 30, 2018

Labor Day has been celebrated in the country for more than 100 years now, ever since the Philippine Assembly passed a bill in 1908 making the day a holiday. The day has, since its inception, been a day for laborers to not only celebrate, but also fight for their rights.

That said, let’s take this time to look back on some important topics relevant to all of us in the working class, from our taxes to our office mental health.

The new tax law

The Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law saw the increase of take-home pay, but at the cost of higher prices for certain goods and services as well. Still don’t get the TRAIN law? Here’s a quick guide.

LOOK: What you need to know about the new tax law

Getting government IDs

Maybe you’re a fresh grad just learning about the ways of society or you’ve been around for a while but have been too busy to start. Or maybe you just lost your IDs. Here’s a handy guide to starting your government ID collection.

How to start your government ID collection

Looking for work

You’d be surprised at how many places you can find work at. To help you in your search, we listed some websites and job fairs to get you started.

7 employment websites to get your job hunting started

Here’s a list of job fairs happening on April until May

Life after work

As important as earning a living is, it’s also important to take a breather and focus on other aspects of your life. Understand what work-life balance really means, and don’t forget to take care of your health—physically and mentally.

What work-life balance really means

This is how you can stay mentally healthy at work


A bonus: In case you missed it, MRT-3 is offering free rides to people who are working on Labor Day.



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