Posts Tagged Department of Labor and Employment

OFWs exempted from travel ban on countries with new COVID-19 strain cases

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in countries with a travel ban from the government are exempted and will be allowed to enter the Philippines, according to the Department...

DOLE’s TUPAD program pays P4.5-B to nearly 1 million workers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 29, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) cash-for-work program has provided emergency employment to close to one million workers. As of December 28 under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced...

DOLE warns employing minors as ‘kasambahay’ is illegal

Marje Pelayo   •   December 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reminded households that it is unlawful to employ minors as domestic workers. In a news release Thursday (December 3),...

Deployment cap on healthcare workers covers new applicants only — DOLE

Marje Pelayo   •   November 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Health workers who wish to work abroad may now begin processing their documents after the lifting of the deployment ban that was imposed early this year due...

No work stoppage order yet vs. Skyway project contractor over mishap — Bello

Marje Pelayo   •   November 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has not yet issued any work stoppage order against the contractor of Skyway Extension Project in Muntinlupa City following the...

Young agri-professionals to be deployed to gov’t projects under internship program

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 10, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that hundreds of young agricultural professionals will be deployed to various government offices and projects to suffice the demand for the profession...

No exemptions, deferment: DOLE tells firms to give workers 13th-month pay

Robie de Guzman   •   October 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday said it will neither defer nor give exemptions to any company from releasing the 13th month pay for...

DOLE studying employers’ plea to subsidize 13th month pay

Robie de Guzman   •   October 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday said it is studying the plea of some “distressed” employers to subsidize the cost of the 13th  month...

13th month pay hindi kayang ibigay ng lahat ng kumpanya ngayong may pandemya – ECOP

Robie de Guzman   •   October 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Maraming kumpanya ang mahihirapang magbigay ng 13th month pay sa kanilang mga empleyado ngayong taon dahil sa epekto ng COVID-19 pandemic, ayon sa Employers Confederaton of the...

PAL could ‘change mind’ on retrenchment plan – DOLE

Robie de Guzman   •   October 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Airlines (PAL) may still reconsider its plan to lay off 2,400 of its workers following losses brought about by the impact of the coronavirus disease...

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