By Maricar Cinco
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has approved a P13 daily wage increase in the form of an allowance in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon provinces) to take effect as the nation observes the International Labor Day on May 1.
Police authorities said the killing of Kabuntalan town’s police chief, Inspector Tiongan Namla, could have been triggered by personal grudge.
The unemployment situation in the Philippines barely changes as the number of additional labor force cancels out the number of jobs created, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said on Thursday.
The lawyer of a workers’ group in a Korean-owned shipyard in the Subic Bay Freeport has urged the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to compel the company’s officials to put up a hospital following another accident that killed one of its workers on Jan. 23.
By Niña P. Calleja
The employment rate in the National Capital Region went up by 2.38 percent during the third quarter of 2013 as more people signed up for work compared to those who were fired or voluntarily quit their jobs, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced.
By Leila B. Salaverria
The executive agencies that got money after the pork barrel funds of Congress were removed from its 2014 budget and then realigned to other government offices should come out with guidelines on how the public could avail of services or assistance, Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga said on Wednesday.
By Bong Lozada
The New Year has brought new tidings to workers in Metro Manila as the Department of Labor and Employment has integrated the cost of living allowance (COLA) to the basic pay of minimum wage earners.
Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Friday denied the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) had stopped payments to poor working students under the government’s special employment program, saying they were “just delayed.”
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Commission on Audit (COA) has hit the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for delaying the payment of salaries to 36,702 poor working students in 2012 by up to 15 months while checks became stale or unreleased.
By Tina G. Santos
Observe the rules on proper pay during regular holidays and special non-working days, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz enjoined private sector companies on Friday, adding that this was part of “a decent work standard that encourages productive and proficient workers.”
With the passage of Act 4121 in December 1933, the Bureau of Labor became known as the Department of Labor and Employment. The agency, mandated to serve as the policy-advisory arm of the executive branch in the field of labor and employment, has 16 regional offices, 83 field offices with four satellite offices, 38 overseas posts, six bureaus, seven staff services and 11 agencies attached to it for policy and program supervision and/or coordination. It has a total manpower complement of 9,120.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
By Tina G. Santos
A wage increase may still be granted to workers in typhoon-ravaged areas, according to the National Wages and Productivity Commission.
By Michael Lim Ubac
Water is now flowing into this devastated city nine days after monster typhoon “Yolanda” struck.