PH Asks the Bahamas to Let Filipinos Keep Jobs

MANILA,—The Philippines asked the Bahamas to allow Filipinos to retain their jobs as the independent British commonwealth starts implementing a new labor policy seeking to cut unemployment rates by replacing foreign workers with locals, reports A Philippine consular team directly appealed to the Bahamian government to let more than 1,000 Filipino housekeepers, cooks, hotel employees and medical workers keep their jobs despite the pro-local labor initiative.