The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued around 67,000 working child permit (WCP) as of June 2019. As the number rises, the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) has realized the need for a real-time updating of data on WCP issuance. Thus, the Bureau developed the Working Child Permit Issuance System (WCPIS).
As the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) drive for a more inclusive growth for the next years, the commitment to push for programs and policies in fulfillment of its mandate coincides with relentlessly capacitating its personnel to bring quality service to the nation.
The Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) as the vice-chair of the Knowledge Management Sub-Committee of the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), conducted a media training on child labor last October 1-4, 2019 at the Sequioa Hotel in Quezon City.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Central Luzon recently conducted a consultation meeting on the 2019 implementation of child labor profiling last September 3, 2019 at the DOLE Regional Office III.
Six months after the implementation of the Expanded Maternity Leave Law (EMLL), the first periodic review was held to update the labor and employer sectors on the status of the law in terms of its availment through the Social Security System (SSS), as well as the employers' compliance through the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).