President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses and other medical workers.
President Rodrigo Duterte is considering the creation of another agency for Filipino seafarers.
The government and private institutions are ready to help micro and small business enterprises in giving the 13th month pay to their employees by providing them with soft loans.
All private sector employers must give the 13th-month pay of their employees on or before December 24, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Friday.
The government is looking at Europe as an alternative market for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were displaced by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
Close to 2 million Filipino workers including displaced overseas Filipino workers are set to benefit from the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Friday.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is optimistic that the employment situation in the country will further improve with the implementation of programs by the government.
The government has assured financial assistance and other benefits to the families of the two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were killed in a gas explosion at a restaurant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Monday.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday mourned the death of Fidel Agcaoili, chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front (NDF).
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is no longer requiring employers availing of financial assistance for workers affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown to submit company payroll, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) said.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday apologized to the Dubai government in the United Arab Emirates for announcing that the death of a female overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in the city was due to the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has turned down a proposal to extend the maximum probationary period of workers from six months to two years.
The “no work, no pay” policy will apply on August 21 (Wednesday), a special non-working holiday in observance of the 36th death anniversary of Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Tuesday.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provided close to P1 billion in benefits to over 6,000 workers through peaceful settlement of labor disputes in the first half of 2019.
Malacanang refuses to comment on the proposal of Senator Nancy Binay to ban Chinese construction workers in the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an executive order authorizing the chief executive to investigate and hear administrative cases against his appointees accused of corruption.
MANILA — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday warned the public not to believe a message being circulated on social media and text messages regarding the monetary benefits of employees who have worked with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) between 1990 and 2018.
President Rodrigo Duterte will go out of Malacañang to check on areas affected by Typhoon Ompong once the weather improves, Malacañang said Saturday (September 15).
Vice President Leni Robredo believes President Rodrigo Duterte made the right call in sending some Cabinet Secretaries to areas expected to bear the brunt of Typhoon Ompong’s wrath.
Senator Joel Villanueva kinontra si Silvestre Bello III sa isyu ng ‘endo’
Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello III still enjoys the trust and confidence of President Duterte amid efforts by some groups to discredit him for alleged corruption charges, Malacañang said on Wednesday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday backed the holding of localized peace talks with communist rebels, saying it is virtually useless to talk with “leaders” whose ultimate goal is to overthrow the government.
MANILA — Malacañang on Monday said the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will be the one responsible to impose appropriate sanctions against companies practicing labor-only contracting, after more than 700 companies were found practicing the prohibited labor scheme.
A lawmaker conceded that a law is needed to end contractualization, but insisted that the Malacañang can end contractualization or “endo” even without a law passed by Congress.