Since the start of 2020 unfortunate events rattled the country, from the eruption of Taal to the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, which prompted the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) to intensify its commitment of formulating policies and programs that will ensure the protection and welfare of the marginalized workers.
The livelihood projects from Davao and Central Luzon regions were hailed as the National Winners for the group and individual projects in the 2020 Kabuhayan Awards held on 20 November 2020 via Cisco Webex, with simultaneous broadcast through the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns’ facebook page.
Typhoon stricken regions of Bicol and Cagayan Valley are now rebuilding their livelihood after being hit by two typhoons, Rolly and Ulysses, in a span of two weeks.
One of the flagship programs of the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC), the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in the Sugar Industry has received an unqualified opinion from the Commission on Audit (COA).
The Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns, through the Women Workers Development Division (WWDD), conducted its first virtual learning session on the Family Welfare Program (FWP) for DOLE implementers on 3 September 2020.