Capitol to set up help desk for OFWs

Morexette B. Erram 01/22/2018

A help desk for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) will soon open in the Capitol Compound. This after the Cebu Provincial Government and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to set up…

DOLE to join BPO, mall check

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/17/2018

  THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office will now conduct fire safety inspections on malls and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies to see for themselves if fire safety requirements are being followed. DOLE Director…

DOLE offers livelihood programs for displaced Metro workers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/07/2018

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) will meet with the management of Metro Ayala today to discuss the situation of the more than 500 employees displaced by the fire at Metro Ayala. DOLE-7 Director Cyril Ticao…

DOLE orders halt on mall construction

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/06/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) ordered a halt to the construction of the mall in N. Bacalso Ave. in Barangay Pahina-Central, Cebu City, after three workers were injured on site. DOLE-7 Information Officer Luchel Taniza…

DOLE to employers: Give 13th month pay

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/18/2017

AMID the holiday season, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) reminded employers to give their workers their 13th month pay. DOLE-7 OIC-Regional Director Cyril Ticao said questions commonly lodged before their 24/7 hotline…

Violations addressed: DOLE lifts stop work order on MCIA terminal 2

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2017

WORK at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal 2 project has now resumed, five days after Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) stopped operations at the construction site last Sunday due to work violations…

MAO BA?

08/13/2017

Dole or DOLE? The Philippine News Agency has been the subject of backlash lately after it mistakenly used the logo of a food company for a story about the Department of Labor and Employment. Communications Secretary Martin…

DOLE orders PLDT to regularize almost 9,000 employees

Inquirer.net 07/20/2017

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Inc. (PLDT) to immediately regularize its nearly 9,000 contractual employees. “PLDT and its contractors have been violating labor standards and they failed to…

DOLE-7: Contractor did not meet 16 labor standards

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/19/2017

Following a recent construction mishap, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) found at least 16 labor standards not met by the contractor of the Lite Shipping building being constructed along MJ Cuenco. The…

SM job fair draws over 900 applicants; 24 hired on spot

05/03/2017

More than 900 applicants lined up for interview during the Labor Day Job Fair at the Cebu Trade Hall of SM City Cebu on May 1. SM Supermalls and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), along…

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