Posts Tagged DOLE

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 bans ‘no vaccine, no work’ policy

UNTV News   •   March 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination among employees. According to Labor Advisory No.3 issued by the Department, employers cannot make...

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...

UK, Germany requesting more health workers from the Philippines

Marje Pelayo   •   February 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has increased the demand for health workers all over the world. In the Philippines, the national government put in place a deployment...

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...

DOLE eyes P7k to P11k ‘wage subsidy’ for pandemic-affected workers

Marje Pelayo   •   February 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is working on providing wage subsidy for workers whose jobs have been affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic....

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