DOLE: Family welfare program is key to workplace productivity

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY—Adopting the family welfare program (FWP) would promote productivity in the workplace and improve relations between management and employees. During meetings with various industry tripartite councils (ITCs), Salome Siaton, regional director of the Department of Labor…

Cebu-based firms to represent Central Visayas in Productivity Olympics national competition

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/26/2019

CEBU CITY—Three Cebu-based companies will vie in the biennial Productivity Olympics national competition, the Department of Labor and Employment Central Visayas (DOLE-7) said. In an emailed statement, DOLE-7 identified the three as Altered To Enhance Clothing or…

GMA violated work safety regulations in fatal Eddie Garcia accident – DOLE

Pathricia Ann V. Roxas - INQUIRER.net 09/05/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Initial findings of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) showed that broadcast network GMA violated work safety standards when veteran actor Eddie Garcia figured in a fatal accident during a location shooting for…

DOLE-7 lifts work stoppage order on construction project in Lapu-Lapu City

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas has lifted the work stoppage order (WSO) issued against a construction project in Lapu-Lapu City. DOLE-7 Regional Director Salome Siaton said they lifted the WSO…

DOLE-7 offers emergency employment assistance to Naga landslide survivors

Jessa Sotto 09/27/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is offering emergency employment to families affected by the landslide in Naga City, Cebu. DOLE-7 Director Johnson Cañete said they will conduct profiling of landslide victims and…

DOLE lifts stoppage order against MCIA Terminal 2

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2017

THE construction of the Terminal 2 of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) can now resume after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas lifted the stoppage order against the project contractors. DOLE-7 acting director…

DOLE suspends airport terminal project

Futch Anthony Inso 09/26/2017

Construction on Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport is suspended after the death of a construction worker at the site last week. Acting Regional Director Cyril Ticao of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)…

Labor union reiterates call against ‘endo’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/01/2017

Almost one year since President Rodrigo Duterte was elected to the country’s highest public office, workers are still clamoring for the fulfillment of the executive’s campaign promise to end all forms of labor contractualization. Lawyer Jonas Asis,…

Militant groups stage rallies ahead of Labor Day

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/27/2017

MILITANT labor groups based in Cebu will hold a rally today in front of the regional Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) office ahead of Labor Day on May 1 next Monday. Teody Navea, chairman of the…

DOLE-7 new director sets new directions

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/04/2017

THE Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is set to implement new processes in order to streamline and speed up its delivery of services under the leadership of its new director. This was what…

Cebu employment level stays high as national rate dips

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/15/2017

While jobless rates were up in most parts of the country, Central Visayas, particularly Cebu, seemed unfazed by developments in the labor force. Latest figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that the region’s unemployment rate…

Manpower firm in Lapu raided; 3 workers nabbed

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 02/14/2017

A manpower agency with office at Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City, was raided yesterday morning by a joint operation of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) 7 and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 7 for operating…

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