Last April 29, 2021, the Child Labour Platform, in partnership with the U.S Department of Labor and Levin Sources organized a webinar during the OECD Forum for Responsible Minerals Supply Chain on interventions addressing child labor in the country.
The Social Amelioration Program (SAP) for workers in the Sugar Industry and Social Amelioration and Welfare Program (SAWP) for the workers in the Biofuel Industry have been implemented by the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) for years.
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.