Philippines

DOLE receives over 600K applications for displaced OFWs’ cash aid

DOLE receives over 600K applications for displaced OFWs’ cash aid By Ferdinand Patinio   (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday said it has received over 600,000 applications from displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for its Abot Kamay ang Pagtulong (AKAP) program. DOLE-International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB) Director … Continue reading

Philippines

DOLE to hire 5K workers to clean up Catanduanes streets

DOLE to hire 5K workers to clean up Catanduanes streets By Ferdinand Patinio   (Photo courtesy of Philippine Navy) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday said it would hire some 5,000 informal sector workers to help clean up the streets of Catanduanes after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly. … Continue reading

Government eyes to eliminate endo by 2017, says Labor chief
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Government eyes to eliminate endo by 2017, says Labor chief

Government eyes to eliminate endo by 2017, says Labor chief MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The government aims to end the labor contractualization and the highly controversial end-of-contract or endo scheme by the end of 2017 based on President Rodrigo Duterte’s instruction, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said. “So ‘yun … Continue reading