The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill No. 5712, a bill proposing a new round of salary increase for government employees on Wednesday this week, December 18. Its senate version, Senate Bill No. 1219, was also approved this week.
News & Updates
Hundreds of workers under different unions appealed to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to abolish contractualization by creating and endorsing a new security of tenure bill on October 22.
The Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC), together with its Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs) awarded the business and resource management abilities of eight micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) at the 2019 Productivity Olympics.
Representatives Horacio P. Suansing and Estrellita B. Suansing filed House Bill (HB) No. 1092 which requires provinces and cities to establish a Persons with Disability Employment Facilitation Office (PWDEFO). This facility will serve as a recruitment hub and training place for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) remains confident in the employment situation of the country after the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) latest estimates from the Labor Force Survey (LFS) for July 2019 reveals positive improvements.
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) managed to provide job applicants from different regions with unique work opportunities through the “World Café of Opportunities”, a job-linking event and networking service held at different cities.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) assured the public with the immediate creation of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the Service Charge Law for workers in hotel, restaurants, and other similar establishments.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) aims to place multiskilled construction workers in a talent pool from the construction industry in the Philippines to resolve the shortage of talent in the sector. The labor agency plans to encourage existing construction workers to learn additional skill sets related to their industry and maximize their employment in any construction projects.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) released its latest guidelines for the application of Unemployment Insurance Certifications for involuntarily displaced employees.
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III renewed the Philippine government and their commitment to Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by protecting their rights and promoting their economic empowerment. The labor agency also hosts programs that can assist PWDs in securing employment opportunities.