BWSC, BWC, BLR conduct first periodic review of EMLL
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).
DOLE awards P6M grant each to 3 Coconut Coops
Three coconut cooperatives in Quezon, Albay and Camarines Sur were recipients of a P6 million grant each under the Direct Marketing Project under the Social Amelioration and Welfare Program (SAWP) for biofuel workers which is being managed by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC).
DOLE RO 9 continues to empower Kasambahays, implement FWP
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 9 Zamboanga Peninsula continuously exerted efforts in empowering kasambahays as well as implementing the Family Welfare Program (FWP) of the Department.
Gov’t assures employment, livelihood opportunities for PWDs
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has renewed government assurance in protecting the rights and promoting the economic empowerment of persons with disability.
Bello made the commitment at the start of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at the Employers Forum on Disability Inclusive Employment held in Manila on Friday.
BWSC, ILS conduct workshop on Disability Inclusive Governance Framework
In line with the celebration of the 41st National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) and the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) partnered up for the conduct of a workshop on Disability Inclusive Governance Framework of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) last July 23, 2019 at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila.