Posts Tagged Department of Labor and Employment

Over 67,000 displaced tourism workers in NCR Plus receive P5,000 cash aid

Marje Pelayo   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 67,347 tourism workers displaced by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus area will receive P5,000 cash assistance from...

DOLE to open 5,000 contact tracer jobs for NCR Plus

Marje Pelayo   •   April 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to hire around 5,000 contact tracers as part of its emergency employment assistance program. The job vacancy will be...

Labor groups lament Wage Board’s rejection of P100 emergency pay hike petition

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Labor groups have expressed dismay after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-National Capital Region (RTWPB-NCR) rejected the petition for a P100 emergency wage hike. The Wage Board released...

DOLE urged to include COVID-19 in gov’t compensation program for workers

Robie de Guzman   •   March 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday called on the Department of Labor and Employment to classify COVID-19 as an occupational disease so that workers can avail of insurance...

DOLE closes offices in Manila for disinfection

Robie de Guzman   •   March 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday announced that its central office in Intramuros, Manila will be temporarily closed to give way to their disinfection...

DOLE tutol sa ‘no vaccination, no work’ policy ng ilang kumpanya

Marje Pelayo   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Nakatanggap ng ilang reklamo ang Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) tungkol sa umano’y pag-o-obliga ng mga employer sa kanilang mga empleyado na magpabakuna....

Employers to face administrative penalties if ‘no vaccine, no work’ policy implemented—DOLE

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Employers might face administrative penalties if a ‘no vaccine, no work’ policy is implemented, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). In a virtual briefing on Wednesday...

DOLE urged to issue clear rules upholding workers’ rights vs ‘no vaccine, no work’ policy

Robie de Guzman   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Joel Villanueva on Thursday called on the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to issue clear guidelines as he warned against discriminating workers who opt out...

UK declines PH offer to deploy more Filipino nurses in exchange for vaccines

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The United Kingdom (UK) government has declined the offer of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to deploy more nurses to the UK in exchange for vaccines. UK...

DOLE urged to speed up distribution of Bayanihan 2 cash aid for displaced teachers

Robie de Guzman   •   February 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Tuesday called on the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to fast-track the distribution of financial aid allotted for teachers and non-teaching personnel...

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