House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said the House of Representatives would soon tackle bills that would institutionalize the mobilization of non-practicing but qualified medical workers during national emergencies.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to convene an interagency meeting to discuss how they could integrate their respective programs to assist OFWs abroad and those returning to the country.
The government is ready to provide appropriate assistance to the employees of broadcast network ABS-CBN who may be affected by the denial of the House of Representatives of its bid for a 25-year franchise, an official said on Tuesday.
MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Friday the July 4 deadline for the repatriation of the remains of 274 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia had been extended to early next week.
MANILA – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called on the government to protect and promote the interest of unemployed Filipino workers by providing them with new stable jobs before it considers opening the job market to foreigners.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers has called out the Department of Labor and Employment and the Bureau of Immigration over the whereabouts of some 170,000 alleged “excess” Chinese off-shore gaming workers who entered the country since 2017.
Senator Bong Go called out three government agencies Thursday (June 4) over their failure to release the benefits due to healthcare workers affected by COVID-19, two months after the passage of the Bayanihan To Heal As One Act.
As the country transitions into the “new normal” amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday issued guidelines for businesses and enterprises on the preservation of employment.
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Saturday he has ordered the immediate suspension of a Philippine labor official assigned in Dubai involved in an incident with an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) that went viral on social media.
Members of the Makabayan bloc in the Lower House warned the national government an impending “hunger epidemic” as 13-million poor Filipino families have yet to receive the long-overdue financial assistance amid the prolonged enhanced community quarantine.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has introduced a P45-billion wage subsidy package which will benefit workers, small and medium enterprises, and even free lancers affected by the extended Luzon lockdown amid the country’s current heath crisis due to coronavirus pandemic.
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