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DOLE told labor unions best deterrents vs abuses

Labor unions should be recognized as the best deterrents against labor law violations and are more effective in protecting the rights and safety of workers, a leader of a national labor federation said on Wednesday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Freedom day job fairs


Some 35,000 local and overseas jobs are up for grabs in the Independence Day job fairs that the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will be holding on June 12 in Manila and other parts of the country.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Still in jail, Pasay sweatshop boss slammed by biz group

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In a rare move, the country’s largest umbrella organization of employers joined calls to prosecute one of their kind, in connection with last week’s “sweatshop” fire that killed eight female workers in Pasay City.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DOLE freezes wage hikes in disaster areas

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Companies affected by major calamities may soon file for exemption from wage increases approved by the regional wage boards, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.

Posted: May 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3,000 get hired on the spot at job fairs


Almost 3,000 job seekers were hired on the spot at job fairs sponsored by the government across the country on Thursday to mark International Labor Day.

Posted: May 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »