At least 50 Fooda employees stage labor strike against management

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 50 employees from various branches of Fooda Saversmart staged a labor strike on Friday morning, September 17, along General Maxilom Avenue to protest the company’s alleged mismanagement. Juliet Doverte, head of…

DOLE-7 releases allowance of GIP beneficiaries in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 09/03/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7 has released the cash allowance of the 141 beneficiaries for the Government Internship Program (GIP) in Lapu-lapu City. DOLE had allocated a total of P561,298.44 for…

Govt to help around 300 workers affected by Fooda’s closure

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 300 workers will be affected by the impending permanent closure of Cebu-based supermarket chain Fooda Saversmart, the labor department reported. The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) confirmed that…

DOLE-7 urges businesses to get Safety Seal Certificates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Business establishments in Central Visayas are urged to apply for the Safety Seal Certificate to ensure compliance with the prevailing minimum health standards. The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE…

DOLE-7 on May 1 virtual job fair: Only 1 hired on the spot

Futch Anthony Inso 05/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas or DOLE-7 has only recorded one job applicant who got hired on the spot (HOTS) during the conduct of their first-ever virtual job fair…

Virtual job fair on May 1: 1.7K jobs offered

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 1,700 local jobs will be offered tomorrow for job seekers in a virtual job fair as the country celebrates the 119th anniversary of Labor Day. The Department of Labor in Central Visayas…

DOLE-7 says manufacturing, construction, entertainment industries badly hit by pandemic

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7 has recorded 192 establishments that have permanently closed or have ceased their operations in 2020, due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. “In 2020 actually,…

Compensation grant up for private health workers who contracted or succumbed to COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Private health workers, who contracted severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the authorized representative or dependent of private health workers who contracted severe COVID-19 and died, may now apply for a grant of…

DOLE-7: Over 1K jobs available in online job fair

Doris C. Bongcac 02/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Looking for a job? Join the online job fair organized by the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) in coordination with the Public Service Employment Office (PESO) during Cebu City’s…

DOLE-7 issues over 1K unemployment certificates in Cebu, Bohol in January

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The crisis spawned by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to affect businesses in Cebu and Bohol provinces leaving hundreds unemployed. In January 2021, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central…

Siaton to businesses: Make sure to adopt Wage Order No. VII-22

Doris C. Bongcc 01/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (Dole-7)  is reminding businesses here to already comply with the minimum wage order that took effect in the early part of 2020. A Dole-7…

Over 200 TUPAD beneficiaries in Lapu-Lapu get pay

Doris C. Bongcac 01/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — More than 200 Oponganons received their pay on Sunday after they rendered service as street cleaners under the government’s Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged / Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Bayanihan 2 program. The 229…

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