DOLE to create task force to resolve ‘endo’ cases

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/28/2017

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is set to form a task force this week to expedite the resolution of labor cases in the region involving prohibited forms of contractualization. DOLE-7 Director Exequiel…

SRP mall contractor starts complying with DOLE requirements

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/23/2017

Mercado Builders, Inc., the general contractor of IL Corso Festival Mall at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City is working towards full compliance with labor standards in two weeks. In a statement on Thursday, Filinvest,…

DAILY WAGE HIKE: P13 FOR METRO CEBU WORKERS

Jhunnex Napallacan, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/06/2017

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) approved yesterday a P13 daily wage increase in Metro Cebu for workers in the private sector. The amount, which raises to P366 the minimum wage in…

Cebu City’s kasambahay to get P3K

Jhunnex Napallacan 02/06/2017

Household service workers in Cebu City and in other parts of Central Visayas can now expect a P1,000 increase of their monthly minimum rate. Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) regional director Exequiel Sarcauga,…

Nine hurt as wall collapses

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/14/2016

Nine construction workers were hurt when a wall collapsed at a construction site in Lilo-an, northern Cebu yesterday afternoon following incessant rains. PO3 Neil Ryan Talle, desk officer of the Lilo-an Police Station, said that investigation was…

DOLE warns business establishments of ‘fake’ agents

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/19/2016

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE 7) has warned local businesses of potential scams arising from the national government’s drive to eliminate contractualization. Lawyer Roy Buenafe, DOLE 7 Mediation Arbitration and Legal Service…

DOLE-7 starts with service providers in ‘stop endo drive’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/15/2016

THE Labor Department is warning service providers to stop the illegal practice of labor contractualization or endo, which is the colloquial term for “end of contract.” “We are telling them what is labor contracting and that is…

Workers to stay home as four Saudi employers on watch list

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/31/2016

THE regional Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) suspended the processing of the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) for workers bound for four employers placed on its watch list in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Evelia Durato, chief…

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