As the country celebrates the 44th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reiterates its commitment to persons with disabilities by providing them with programs and policies that cater to their needs.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), as Chair of the Sugar Tripartite Council (STC), sets new amounts for maternity and death benefit claims of sugar workers under the Sugar Workers’ Maternity and Death Benefit Program (SWMDBP).
The workers in the Informal Sector (WIS) confront many decent work deficits such as low or irregular income, unclear employment relationships, an unsafe work environment, as well as a lack of social protection and access to social dialogue.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) together with the World Vision Development Foundation, Inc. through their Project Against Child Exploitation (Project ACE) conducted the training for DOLE labor inspectors, focal persons for the Child Labor Prevention and Elimination Program (CLPEP) and other stakeholders on Prevention, Detection, Case Handling, and Rescue of Victims of Worst Forms of Child Labor (WFCL) in the Philippines on April 11 to 12, 2022.
In its bid to continuously capacitate the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program’s (DILP) focal persons, the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC), through the Workers in the Informal Economy Development Division (WIEDD), spearheaded a training on business planning and project appraisal workshop to be conducted in two batches from April 04-23, 2022.