Intramuros, Manila – Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III recognized the efforts and sacrifices made by the workers in spite of the threats brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through its National Capital Region (NCR) Regional Office plans to hire roughly 5,000 contact tracers for the cities and provinces in the NCR Plus, under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers Program (TUPAD), a program managed by the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns.
The United Nations through the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) conducted the Eighth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, guided by the theme “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia and the Pacific” through online platforms from 23 to 26 March 2021.
2021 as the international year for the elimination of child labor, the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) joins the International Labour Organization (ILO) to intensify the calls for action in fighting child labor.
One of the Department of Labor and Employment’s eight-point agenda is to ensure full respect of labor standards and the fundamental principles and rights at work, including a workplace free of violence and harassment.