Chamber of Real Estate & Builders' Associations, Inc.

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Skilled labor shortage threatens housing

The labor shortage that caused delays in the Duterte administration’s infrastructure program continues to persist under the current administration. Despite the challenges, the country’s chief socioeconomic planner views it as a potential indicator of improving labor market conditions and rising wages. “Yes, there’s scarcity but when jobs are becoming scarce, that’s good for labor because […]