Secretary Bello on ‘making change work for women’
Manila —— The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) kicked off the National Women’s Month Celebration during their flag raising ceremony on March 5, 2018 at the Labor Governance Learning Center. With the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns being the host, the flag raising ceremony was filled with presentations in honor of Filipino women, especially women workers.
STC: More opportunities await sugar workers
Quezon City —- On February 28, 2018, the Sugar Tripartite Council (STC) recommended to Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III the approval of the proposed budget for various socio-economic projects during its first Special Meeting at the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) Board Room.
BWSC conducts national orientation on the issuance of Working Child Permit (WCP)
A total of 52 DOLE personnel consisting of regional focal persons, field implementers, and policy makers from the DOLE Central Office were gathered for the national orientation on the issuance of WCP. The Young Workers Development Division of the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) served as resource persons and spearheaded the activity which transpired from February 21 to 23, 2018 at the Ramada Manila Central, Binondo, Manila.
STC recommends approval of budget for SAP operations and socio-economic projects
January 12, 2018 —- During its first meeting for 2018 at the Labor Governance Learning Center, the Sugar Tripartite Council (STC) agreed to recommend to Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III the approval of the proposed budget amounting to Php 16.4M for the operations of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).
BWSC turns eight
On Wednesday, January 10, 2017, the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) marked its eighth anniversary as a Bureau of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The BWSC was a product of the merging of the former Bureau of Rural Workers and the Bureau of Women and Young Workers in 2010, through the Executive Order No. 366.