• 19May
    Lapanday wide Grievance handling, voluntary and compulsory arbitration seminar, 19 May 2018
  • 19May
    Trade Union Administration for Inland Trucking Corp. Workers Union, ALU Resort, San Fabian, Pangasinan, May 19-20, 2018
  • 21May
    Seminar on Labour Inspection and Role of Workers in Promotion of Workplace Compliance to labor Laws and Standards, May 21-23, 2018
  • 23May
    PSACC-Cargo, Office and APSOTEU. A seminar on Grievance Handling and on how to handle a Labor Management Conference, 23 May 2018
  • 28May
    Trade Union Consultation on Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, B Hotel, No. 14 Scout Rallos, Brgy. Laginghanda, Q.C., 28 May 2018
  • 06June
    Sigma Foundry. A Seminar on Reproductive Health and Family Planning, 06 June 2018


16 May 2018
SSS Fund life in precarious situation
The Social Security System (SSS) Fund may last only until 2026 if the second tranche of the P2,000 pension increase pushes through next year. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Dooc described the situation as precarious, a financial quandary with which, he said, the pension fund for private sector employees must not go through. Based on our actuarial studies, if we effect the increase in pension benefit by another one thousand to complete that two thousand peso commitment, our fund life will be further decreased to 2026, if the benefit will be given next year or 2019, Dooc noted.
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15 May 2018
DOLE urges informal sector workers to avail of livelihood aid
Cebu City, Philippines. Farmers, fisher folks, drivers, vendors, unpaid family members, and other workers who belong to the most vulnerable sector can avail of financial assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment to transition them from informal to the formal economy. This was emphasized by DOLE Undersecretary Joel B. Maglunsod as he encouraged qualified workers to avail of DOLEs Kabuhayan program, which is one of the components of the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP), during the recent Labor Day celebration for the Informal Sector Workers. DOLEs Kabuhayan program enables the workers to build a viable employment option through income generating livelihood activities. Atty. Ma. Karina P. Trayvilla, Director of the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC), added that the DOLE could grant livelihood assistance to workers in the informal economy under two categories group and individual projects.
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15 May 2018
Mothers quit jobs due to lack of benefits study
HAVING children and the lack of benefits for working mothers caused many Pinays to miss out on career breaks and quit the work force altogether, according to a study conducted by Monster.com. In a study conducted in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, data showed 59 percent of Filipina women feel they have missed out on career opportunities because of their decision to have children. Further, around 49 percent of Filipinas said employee compensation/benefits for mothers are below expectations. Around 55 percent of women said their employers do not provide more parental leave than is required.
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10 May 2018
Paglalaan ng breastfeeding station, obligasyon ng mga kompanya
Isang obligasyon ng bawat kompanya sa ilalim ng batas ang paglalaan ng mga breastfeeding station para sa mga empleyadang nagpapasuso ng kanilang sanggol. Nakasaad ito sa batas na Republic Act 10028 o Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009, paliwanag ni Atty. Claire Castro sa programang Usapang de Campanilla sa DZMM nitong Martes. May mga probisyon dito na doon sa mga health institution or sa non-health institutions, kasama diyan 'yung mga workplace, dapat maglaan ng isang lugar na puwedeng magkaroon ng breastmilk collection, sabi ni Castro.
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8 May 2018
Tambay lumobo dahil graduation
Sinabi ni Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque na ginawa ang survey mula March 23-27 kung saan katatapos lang ng semestre ng mga estudyante kaya marami ang naghahanap ng trabaho. Ang buwan ng Disyembre aniya ay sadyang maraming trabaho na matatawag na seasonal jobs dahil ito ay panahon ng kapaskuhan. Umaasa aniya ang administrasyon na sa pamamagitan ng Build Build Build infrastructure plan ay makakalikha ang gobyerno ng dagdag na oportunidad at trabaho para sa mga Filipino.
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7 May 2018
DOLE addresses challenges of informal to formal sector transition
The labor department has stepped up its efforts in addressing issues and challenges arising from the transition of the informal sector into the formal economy. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III during the Informal Sector Labor Day Celebration in Cebu City said the government is bent on providing the sector with an enabling atmosphere to be absorbed by the formal economy. The workers in the informal sector are indispensable to the society. While they have a significant portion in the national economy, they are not sufficiently covered by labor policies and standards such as occupational safety and health, and social protection, Bello said.
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