BWSC participates in Eighth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development
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.
BWSC, ILO tap musicians to join fight against child labor
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.
DOLE engages talks on C190 ratification
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.
Kasambahays protection amid pandemic strengthened
The Department of Labor and Employment reiterates the obligations of employers to their household service workers (HSWs) or kasambahays as mandated under the Republic Act 10361 or the Kasambahay Law.
DOLE sets revised guidelines for SAWP
The Social Amelioration and Welfare Program (SAWP) is a social protection initiative that stemmed from the Biofuels Act of 2006.