Wage hike in Metro Manila, Western Visayas to start on June 3

Wage hike in Metro Manila, Western Visayas to start on June 3

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that the recently approved wage hike in Metro Manila and Western Visayas will be implemented on June 3 after the orders were confirmed by the National Wages and Productivity Commission.Earlier, the Regional Tripartite...
Duterte OKs employment recovery plan

Duterte OKs employment recovery plan

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Executive Order (EO) No. 140 adopting the National Employment Recovery Strategy (NERS) as his administration’s master plan for boosting the labor market, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.The eight-point recovery...
DOLE pushes for “safe” reopening of businesses to fight rising unemployment

DOLE adds P65M budget for Covid-19 contact tracing efforts

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) allocated an additional P65 million for contract tracing efforts of local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila. The added funds will improve contact tracing efforts as LGUs have already received 10,000 applications for...
Vaccines for nurses? Palace says ‘why not?’

Vaccines for nurses? Palace says ‘why not?’

Malacanang on Wednesday welcomed an offer from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to loosen the Philippines’ restrictions on overseas deployment of health workers in exchange for Covid-19 vaccines. In a virtual presser, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said...