Eastern Visayas unemployment rate slightly dips in 2015

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Eastern Visayas unemployment rate slightly dips in 2015 

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 22 –- Unemployment rate in Eastern Visayas has dropped to 5.3 percent in 2015 from 5.6 percent a year ago, indicating a recovery of local business sectors after the destructive 2013 typhoon, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

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PPA to distribute various livelihood support to 662 clients this month

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on PPA to distribute various livelihood support to 662 clients this month 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 15 — The Parole and Probation Administration (PPA) here is targeting to distribute various livelihood support to its 662 clients in Western Visayas before the end of this month.

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Guidelines on re-entry, reintegration of POLO officers and staffs out

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Guidelines on re-entry, reintegration of POLO officers and staffs out 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will be stricter in implementing the Guidelines on Re-entry and Reintegration of POLO Officers and Staff Completing Tour of Duty.

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Filipino workers, for the first time, enjoy wages above poverty threshold in 2015 –DOLE

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino workers, for the first time, enjoy wages above poverty threshold in 2015 –DOLE 

MANILA, Dec. 22 — Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said yesterday that in 2015, the Department has ensured that Filipino workers enjoyed wage rates that are above poverty threshold.

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DOLE assures stable and sustainable industrial peace, with only 5 strikes in 2015

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOLE assures stable and sustainable industrial peace, with only 5 strikes in 2015 

MANILA, Dec. 22 — Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said on Tuesday the country continues to enjoy a peaceful and stable labor relations situation as it enters 2016 with the DOLE successfully maintaining a single-digit level of work stoppages in 2015.

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Nueva Vizcaya PLGU, DOLE give 5 Neko Karts, cash aid to PWDs

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya PLGU, DOLE give 5 Neko Karts, cash aid to PWDs 

SOLANO Nueva Vizcaya, Dec. 21 — The provincial government and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here recently distributed free Nego Karts (Negosyo sa Kariton) and capital assistance to the people with disabilities (PWDs) or disabled in this town.

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(YEARENDER) Over 45,000 Filipino job seekers were hired in more than 1,000 job fairs in 2015

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on (YEARENDER) Over 45,000 Filipino job seekers were hired in more than 1,000 job fairs in 2015 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — Over 45,000 Filipino job seekers were hired in more than 1,000 job fairs organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) all over the country this year.

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DOLE facilitates release of PHP11-M backpay to former employees of Manila Toll Expressway

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOLE facilitates release of PHP11-M backpay to former employees of Manila Toll Expressway 

MANILA, Dec. 21 — A conciliation-mediation conference undertaken by the Department of Labor and Employment – Legal Service upheld the labor complaint of 20 former employees of Manila Toll Expressway, System, Inc. (MATES) that eventually enabled them to receive PHP550,000, each, or a total of PHP11 million, as settlement of their awards for separation pay, attorney’s fees and full back wages.

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(Feature) Auroran ‘sorbetero’ reaps fruits from the DOLE’s Negokart Project

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Auroran ‘sorbetero’ reaps fruits from the DOLE’s Negokart Project 

MANILA, Sept. 15 — Ice cream vendor Adrian Apolonio is now a budding entrepreneur, thanks to the Department of Labor and Employment’s Negosyo sa Kariton (Negokart) Project.

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Tuna players seek in-depth study on fishing operations, labor practices

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tuna players seek in-depth study on fishing operations, labor practices 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Sept. 10 — Tuna industry players here urged the national government to conduct an in-depth study and impact assessment on the viability of the country’s fishery operations and the existing labor practices.

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