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DOLE announces total deployment ban to Libya

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 06:30 PM | No Comments
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has announced the implementation of a total deployment ban on Filipino workers to Libya. In an interview, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said that...

Thailand to open opportunities for Filipino English teachers – Bello

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 02:42 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has announced that a labor agreement is soon to be signed with the government of Thailand to hire hundreds of Filipino English...

Drive vs. illegal foreign workers delayed by shortage of labor inspectors

Posted on Monday, 8 April 2019 03:19 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) admits that the drive against illegal foreign workers is a huge challenge, having only 800 labor inspectors in its roster....

Duterte ends appointment of Bello, 3 others as gov’t peace negotiators

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 07:41 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has terminated the appointment of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III as the government’s chief peace negotiator following the collapse of peace talks with the...

Bello’s trip hopes to ‘iron out’ conflict with Kuwait

Posted on Monday, 30 April 2018 05:58 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to fly to Kuwait on May 7 to hopefully “iron out” things with the Kuwaiti government and rekindle warm...

Bello: bill on ‘endo’ will have heavier penalties

Posted on Friday, 20 April 2018 12:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III assuaged concerns of labor groups following the non-signing of an executive order on contractualization by President Rodrigo Duterte. Bello said workers will...

Peace panel awaits Duterte’s formal notice on termination of talks with Reds

Posted on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 07:00 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has already lost his patience in pursuing peace negotiations with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA- NDF). “So if...

DOLE Sec. Bello believes only Congress can end ‘Endo’ scheme

Posted on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 11:49 AM | No Comments
MANILA – Stop contractualization! This is the cry of various labor groups that conducted street protests yesterday along with the celebration of Labor Day. With placards and flags, protesters marched...

Workers of Rubberworld Inc. receive separation pay after 22 years

Posted on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 02:50 PM | No Comments
MANILA — More than 400 former workers at a slipper factory in Novaliches that closed down in 1994 after supposedly experiencing bankruptcy have finally received their separation pay. A workers’...

OWWA to release P11.5-M fund for families of OFWs affected by Surigao earthquake

Posted on Thursday, 9 March 2017 01:58 PM | No Comments
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration or OWWA together with the Department of Labor and Employment will soon release the 11.5 million peso financial aid for families of OFWs affected by...