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DPWH STARTS CONSTRUCTION ON NLRC BUILDING

A 15-story office building is underway for the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) in Agham Road, Quezon City. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently commenced the construction of the building, through a groundbreaking event coinciding on the 48th founding anniversary of NLRC. “The new NLRC office building will be equipped with office […]

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USE OF TUPAD WORKERS AS FOREST RANGERS LAUDED

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles lauded the government for tapping beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program for the country’s national greening program. The Department of Labor and Employment and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources recently signed a memorandum of agreement to mobilize TUPAD beneficiaries as forest rangers. […]

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DENR, DOLE PARTNER FOR GREEN JOBS – LOYZAGA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to create new job opportunities in the country, particularly in the environment sector. The partnership was formalized with the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga and Labor Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma […]

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TOLENTINO BATS FOR MORE LAWS TO PROTECT WORKERS

The Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development held a joint hearing with the Committee on Social Justice, Welfare, and Rural Development and Finance to discuss the Senate’s proposed bills to protect freelancers and workers in the informal economy. For consideration before the Committee was the legislation on the protection of freelancers covered by […]

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PIMENTEL LAUDS TRANSFER OF TESDA TO DOLE

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III lauded the President’s decision to transfer the supervision of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). “It’s a brilliant move. I am in full support of the President’s decision to let DOLE supervise TESDA,” Pimentel said. “It is crucial for […]

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DOT-DOLE JOB FAIR OPENS ONLINE REGISTRATION

Pre-registration for the first three legs of the Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso! Philippine Tourism Job Fair, the flagship employment program of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is now open to prospective job seekers as announced by Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco. “To further assist our kababayans and make […]

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1,500 JOBS AVAILABLE AT DOT-DOLE JOB FAIR – FRASCO

More than 1,500 job vacancies will be offered during the initial leg of the “Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso! Philippine Tourism Job Fair” happening this coming September 22 to 24. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco made the announcement at the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing between the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Labor and […]

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DOT, DOLE SIGN MOA FOR TOURISM JOB FAIR PROGRAM

The Department of Tourism (DOT) officially forged the partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the tourism job fair program entitled “Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso! National Tourism Jobs Fair” to provide the much-needed push in the revitalization of the tourism industry’s manpower needs derailed […]

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VILLANUEVA: PROTECT WORKERS DURING ALERT LEVEL 1

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the news from the Department of Trade and Industry around half a million jobs will be generated with an eased Alert Level 1 restrictions in the country. “This is a loud and clear alert signal for our workforce. The lowering of restrictions as well as COVID-19 cases in the country is […]

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NURSE DEPLOYMENT BAN IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon questioned the rule of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), an attached agency of the Department of Labor of Employment (DOLE), in restricting the overseas deployment to just 5,000 nurses within a calendar year. “Violation ng constitution ‘yan. You have no right to stop somebody seeking employment abroad. In fact, kung gusto nila […]