DOLE gives updates on implementation of Maritime Labour Convention 2006

“The Philippines is the largest source–comprising 30 percent–of the world’s more than 1.2 million seafarers. Therefore, our compliance with the MLC, 2006 will demonstrate to the world community our resolve to promote and enhance the welfare and to protect our seafarers,” Baldoz noted.


OFW repatriates from Libya assisted through Assist WELL Program reach 2,736

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said the number of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) repatriates from Libya assisted through the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE’s) Assist WELL Program has doubled in over a week and expressed satisfaction that the program is being smoothly implemented as expected.


DOLE awards salaries of 482 SPES beneficiaries in Zamboanga del Norte

Baldoz awarded the salaries amounting to P771,000 to 482 SPES beneficiaries who worked for the Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norte; P436,880 to 215 beneficiaries who worked for the LGU of Dipolog City; P90,000 to 50 beneficiaries employed by the Jose Rizal Memorial State University; P96,120 to 30 beneficiaries employed by the Dipolog Shopping Center; and P100,800 to 30 beneficiaries who worked with the Dipolog City Institute of Technology.


Guidance Counselor licensure examination result

Republic of the Philippines PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION Manila GUIDANCE COUNSELOR LICENSURE EXAMINATION RESULTS RELEASED IN THREE (3) WORKING DAYS The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 288 out of 442 passed the Guidance Counselor Licensure Examination given by the Board of Guidance and Counseling in Manila this August 2014. The members of the Board of […]


Overseas Workers Welfare Administration activates financial assistance for OFW repatriates

“The financial relief assistance of P10,000 is a one-time grant to each qualified displaced OFW, whether a member of the OWWA or not, to help them adjust to their their communities. The grant is part of the government’s repatriation assistance program which aims to cushion the impact of employment and income displacement affecting OFWs upon their repatriation to the country,” Baldoz said.


PH charters ship to transport OFWs from Libya to Malta

“The signing of the final contract for the charter of the M/S Bridge will sail for Benghazi to load OFW repatriate-passengers, then sail to Misrata to do the same before sailing back to Malta. The repatriation by ship is expected to be completed on August 12,” said Secretary of Labor and Employment Baldoz.


DOLE to regional directors: Provide seamless assistance to OFW repatriates

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday issued an order to all Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional directors in 16 regions to provide overseas Filipino workers arriving from countries experiencing crises or emergencies, such as Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kenya with “seamless” assistance from the time of their repatriation to the time of their arrival to ensure their smooth return and reintegration with their families, local communities, and the national body politic.


Physical and Occupational Therapist licensure examinations results

Republic of the Philippines PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION Manila PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST LICENSURE EXAMINATIONS RESULTS RELEASED IN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 511 out of 874 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 93 out of 163 passed the Occupational   Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical […]