Cleansing overseas placement: Govt blacklists foreign recruiters; suspends erring agencies

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 18 August 2019 Cleansing overseas placement: Govt blacklists foreign recruiters; suspends erring agencies Twenty one foreign recruitment agencies and direct employers were blacklisted and 19 erring local recruitment firms were suspended or whose licenses were cancelled in a continuing bid by the government to rid the overseas placement industry continue reading : Cleansing overseas placement: Govt blacklists foreign recruiters; suspends erring agencies

GAD responsive agency award to DOLE

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 17 August 2019 GAD responsive agency award to DOLE The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) has conferred the distinguished responsive agency award to the labor department for championing labor rights of women and promoting their economic empowerment. In recognition ceremonies at the Philippine International Convention Center, DOLE was continue reading : GAD responsive agency award to DOLE

Bello sees OK of SOT bill

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 15 August 2019 Bello sees OK of SOT bill Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III expressed confidence that the new version of the proposed Security of Tenure (SOT) bill will be passed by the 18th Congress and eventually signed by the President into law within the year. Bello said continue reading : Bello sees OK of SOT bill

Guidelines on unemployment insurance certification out

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 6 August 2019 Guidelines on unemployment insurance certification out For a more efficient implementation of the Social Security System’s involuntary separation benefit, the Department of Labor and Employment released the guidelines on the issuance of certification to involuntarily laid-off employees who wish to apply for unemployment insurance. Labor Secretary continue reading : Guidelines on unemployment insurance certification out

Gov’t, private sectors address impact of Industry 4.0

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 5 August 2019  Gov’t, private sectors address impact of Industry 4.0 Highlighting the importance of tripartism in addressing transformations in the world of work, the labor department gathered representatives from the government, labor and employer sectors, and the media to address the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution continue reading : Gov’t, private sectors address impact of Industry 4.0

OSHNets directed to establish offices

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 3 August 2019 OSHNets directed to establish offices Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has directed the Occupational Safety and Health Center to strengthen its enforcement and monitoring of compliance with occupational health and safety standards in workplaces throughout the country. To attain this, he instructed all OSH Networks continue reading : OSHNets directed to establish offices