Nearly 80,000 jobs available in Labor Day fairs – DOLE

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Nearly 80,000 jobs here and abroad will be available in Labor Day fairs nationwide this year.

In a statement on Sunday, April 22, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it has organized 53 Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) fairs, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

A total of 829 employers are joining – 666 of them based in the Philippines and 163 overseas.

According to DOLE, there will be at least 78,675 jobs up for grabs.

Locally, the most number of vacancies are for:

Abroad, meanwhile, the top vacancies include:

Below are the venues for the job fairs. In some cases, DOLE only listed the city or municipality and did not specify an exact venue. A few of the venues will also host job fairs on different dates, other than May 1.

Metro Manila





Editor's note: The story has been updated to reflect that of the SM malls, only SM City General Santos will host a job fair. The list provided by DOLE had included other SM malls.