The regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment in the Zamboanga Peninsula introduced the five-year development plan of the Project HOPE (Helping Others Prosper Economically) last June 20, 2019 at Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone.
Project HOPE is a holistic intervention and initiative of the DOLE Regional Office 9 for the displaced workers and their dependents of the fishing and canning industry affected by the annual closed fishing season (December to February) by providing livelihood, emergency employment and skills training.
Can a domestic worker or kasambahay who got fired by his/her employer claim for an unemployment insurance? If an employer fails to remit all contributions of the kasambahay to the Social Security System (SSS), would the SSS penalize or condone the employer? Can a domestic helper lodge a complaint against her employer? Is the kasambahay entitled to take maternity leave if she got pregnant?
“A one-minute video is equivalent to 1.8 million words.” This quote of Dr. James McQuivey of Forrester Research proves that video is nowadays one of the most effective and powerful tool of communication.
The Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) through the Workers’ Social Amelioration and Development Division (WSADD) continues to conduct a one day appreciation course on Generating Your Business (GYB) Idea for the workers of Department of Energy (DOE) accredited bioethanol and biodiesel companies nationwide.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) continues to uphold the rights of the persons with disabilities (PWDs) by directing all services, bureaus and regional offices to share the “May 1% ka ba?” videos of Project Inclusion.