DOLE: Get experience and skills; join Christmas season job fairs

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday bared more job fair schedules nationwide for the fourth quarter of 2014, which promise thousands of decent job matching opportunities for graduates and other jobseekers during the Christmas season.


POEA Governing Board bans deployment of OFWs to Yemen

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday announced that the Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, of which she is the Chairperson, has approved a resolution imposing a total ban on the processing and deployment of all overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Yemen, both returning and newly-hired, effective immediately.


75 ambulant vendors, 83 OFW returnees receive P1.3-M livelihood grant

For someone who belongs to a poor family, sustaining a small livelihood activity like vending is a challenge. This is truly so for Alma Timkang, a 36-year old mother from Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, who has been a vendor most of her life but now is brimming with hope for a better life in the future, thanks to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).


Results of technical evaluation for the upgrading as Professional Mechanical Engineer, October 2014

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 35 passed the Technical Evaluation for the Upgrading as Professional Mechanical Engineer given by the Board of Mechanical Engineering in Manila this October 2014.


Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination results, October 2014

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 2,960 out of 3,841 passed the Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination and 32 out of 59 passed the Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination given by the Board of Mechanical Engineering in Manila, Cebu and Davao this October 2014.


DOLE’s OWWA lines up social benefits for OFWs killed in car accident in Qatar

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday expressed sincere condolences to the families of the five OFWs who were killed in a car accident in Doha, Qatar on October 6, and said the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an agency of the DOLE, have lined up appropriate assistance for their families.


E-PhilJobNet partners to develop mobile application for job seekers

From the Department of Labor and Employment “You can take your job search with you wherever they go and never miss out on a job opportunity again.” This is how Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz described the “high-tech” method  of  job searching in the enhanced Phil-JobNet (E-PJN) after the Department of Labor and Employment […]


DOLE extends Assist WELL services to 27 new repatriates from Libya

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through its Assist WELL Program, has extended assistance to 27 new OFW-returnees who arrived from Libya at the end of September.


Sec. Baldoz advises OFWs in HK to be mindful of their safety

“Be alert and go on with your regular routine, but avoid places where marches and protests are happening. Stay indoors as much as possible, and keep in touch with our Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO),” said Secretary Baldoz. She also warned OFWs not to take part in any protest activity or the like, for this may put them in contravention of Hong Kong laws.