DOLE to workers: Expect holiday pay for work done on May 9

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is reminding workers in the region of their right to receive additional pay if they worked on May 9, 2022, which was declared…

Legarda calls for greater support for culture-based livelihoods in celebration of National Heritage Month

Doris C. Bongcac 05/07/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the country celebrates this year’s National Heritage Month, three-term Senator and current senatorial candidate Loren Legarda today calls on the government and the public for greater support and strengthening of culture-based…

Abellanosa accused of TUPAD profiling, vote buying

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A lawyer, Ernesto Rama, has written to the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) about Cebu City South District Congressman Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa allegedly using the Tulong Pangkabuhayan sa Ating…

No wage hike announcement from Duterte on Labor Day

the Inquirer staff 05/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Labor Day saluted Filipino workers for their “great passion, integrity and professionalism” in everything that they do, whether locally or overseas. “These qualities have not only brought economic gains to…

Over 8, 000 jobs up for grabs in Labor Day Job Fair

Doris C. Bongcac 04/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Over 8,000 jobs are waiting for Cebuanos who are looking for employment opportunities. Join the 120th Labor Day Job and Business Fair that is scheduled at the SM City Cebu Trade Hall on…

No termination for BPO workers who refuse on-site work, says DOLE exec

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 03/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — While refusing to work on-site is not a ground for termination, workers in business process outsourcing (BPO) companies may still be fired from their jobs “in the long run” for insubordination,  an official of…

Parents can now take leaves for National Vax Days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parents, who need to accompany their children to get vaccinated during the National Vaccination Days on February 10 to 12, 2022, are allowed to take leaves from work. In a circular released by…

Aspiring entrepreneurs from Brgy Basak Pardo get Kabuhayan aid from DOLE

Doris C. Bongcac 01/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A total of 65 spiring entrepreneurs from Barangay Basak Pardo received livelihood assistance worth P1.3 million to help them start their own businesses. The release of the livelihood aid is part of the…

68 from Brgy Kamputhaw receive Kabuhayan cash grants

DORIS BONGCAC 12/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A total of 68 aspiring entrepreneurs in Barangay Kamputhaw received cash grants that will help them achieve their dream business. The distribution of the Starter Kit Assistance under the Department of Labor and…

Legarda: Ending Violence Against Women, a cause for all

PR 11/25/2021

In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW) and the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW (November 25 – December 12), three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda stressed the importance of…

DOH, DOLE urged to step in amid air purifier mandates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A labor group here in Cebu is calling for national government agencies to intervene in the recent orders of the Capitol mandating air purifiers for workers in air-conditioned environments. The Alyansa sa mga…

Observe holiday pay for Ninoy Aquino Day, National Heroes Day, employers told

Inquirer.net 08/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has urged employers and business owners to abide by proper pay rules during the special non-working and regular holidays in August. In an advisory, Labor Secretary Silvestre…

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