Baldoz salutes tripartite partners for successful Labor Day job fairs
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday expressed gratitude to the DOLE’s social partners–labor, employers, and government–for their unequivocal solidarity and support that ensured the success of the DOLE’s 69 Labor Day job fairs all over the country.
“The employment facilitation-focused Labor Day celebration would not have been a tremendous success if not for the strong and unequivocal support of the labor organizations and our partner agencies in government and the private sector, as well as the employers who had all came out to celebrate Labor Day by paying tribute to our workers,” said Baldoz.
The nationwide observance of the 2014 Labor Day had for a theme, Sa Sipag, Tiyaga, at Talino, Buong Mundo Saludo sa Manggagawang Pilipino.
Baldoz specifically mentioned the following social partners who supported the 2014 Labor Day celebration: Bureau of Internal Revenue; National Bureau of Investigation; Professional Regulation Commission; Philippine Health Insurance Corporation; National Statistics Office; Social Security System; Pag-Ibig Fund; Overseas Workers Welfare Administration; Philippine Overseas Employment Administration; National Center for the Reintegration of OFWs; Technical Education and Skills Development Authority; Light Rail Transit Authority; Philippine Information Agency; Philippine News Agency; Department of Public Works and Highways; Metro Manila Development Authority;
Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc.; Philippine Association of Local Service Contractors; SM Group of Companies; SM Prime Holdings; SM Supermalls; Centrex; MVP Group; Smart Telecommuncations, Inc.; Globe Telecommunications, Inc.; Banco de Oro; Manila Bulletin; Philippine Daily Inquirer; The Philippine Star; ABS-CBN; GMA 7; TV5; PTV4; IBC 13; Solar News; UNTV; Golden Arches Development Corporation; Jollibee Foods Corporation; Chowking; Greenwich; Max’s Restaurant; PESO Association of Metro Manila; Pasay City LGU; and other local government units.
Baldoz also thanked the Bureau of Local Employment; DOLE-NCR and all DOLE Regional Offices; National Wages and Productivity Commission; Employees Compensation Commission; Occupational Safety and Health Center; Bureau of Working Conditions; Bureau of Workers with Special Concern; Human Resource Development Service; Internal Audit Service; Financial Management Service; Bureau of Labor Relations; National Conciliation and Mediation Board; DOLE Legal Service; National Labor Relations Commission; DOLE Administrative Service; and the Labor Communications Office.
“I am also very thankful to all employers who joined the job fairs. I cannot mention all of them by name, but by making their job vacancies available to our job seekers, they have already rendered invaluable contribution to the employment of our teeming jobless,” said Baldoz.