DOLE issues new ventilation guidelines for workplaces, public transport

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 03/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — In order to make the workplace and public transportation more responsive to the government’s health protocols, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued new guidelines for proper ventilation in workplaces and public transportation…

Cebu City’s daily average COVID-19 cases reaches 14 in mid-November

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The daily average number of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City has reached 14.15 as of November 19, 2020, which is double the average number of new cases per day…

Mandaue City logs 12 new COVID-19 cases, sees “resurgence” of infections

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/19/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City is experiencing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases after it logged 12 new infections and one related death of the virus on Thursday, November 19, 2020. The number of active cases in the…

DTI, DOLE issue new health protocols

Roy Stephen C. Canivel 08/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) issued new work protocols on Friday, aimed at minimizing the transmission of the coronavirus in the workplace. Among others, the…

House approves ‘Better Normal Bill’ on 3rd reading

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 08/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Monday, August 10, 2020, approved on third and final reading the bill which makes several measures such as the wearing of face masks in public spaces and workplaces and…

The workplace after lockdown: Fewer meetings, more toilet lids

Agence France Presse 04/16/2020

Around the world, countries are hitting their coronavirus peaks and starting to grapple with questions about when and how to reopen their economies. But those people fortunate enough to have not lost their jobs should be prepared…

Words better than ‘I love you’ in the workplace

Immae Lachica 07/10/2019

Words are said to either lift you up or put you down. In the working world, there are a lot of words better than the famous eight-letter line, “I love you.” Let’s have a quick rundown on…

CADAC to back PDEA’s drug-free workplace drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council said they fully support the mandate of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for a drug-free workplace in private establishments in the city. City Office for Substance…

PDEA-7 pushes drug-free workplace in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7)  are encouraging the private industries in Cebu City to ensure a drug-free workplace. PDEA-7 Director Wardley Getalla said that they had launched the movement…

AI is now inevitable in the workplace, says tech expert

Jose Santino O. Bunachita 10/18/2018

MUCH has been said about artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technologies that will redefine the future workforce. There are a lot of apprehensions on how AI can displace current low-skill workers, but innovators and those in…

Globe puts spotlight on future workplace

PR 09/13/2018

Innovation Month Globe Telecom continues to push the boundaries of digitalization during this year’s Globe Innovation Month by introducing over 2,000 participants to trends and technologies that impact the fast-evolving workplace of the future. “The Globe Innovation…

Mental Health law seen to aid workplace

USJ-R Intern 07/31/2018

The recently passed Philippine Mental Health Law will aid companies in helping their employees deal with stress and other psychological problems experienced in the workplace. During the “Understanding Choices Forum on Mental Health” held in Cebu City,…

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