Gearing up for a possible mass repatriation of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from civil war-torn Libya and to ensure a smooth implementation of the government’s evacuation plan just in case, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday has approved the augmentation of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Libya and the Philippine Rapid Response Team in Tunisia and Malta.
The translated Kasambahay Service and Recruitments Contracts for Public Recruitment and Placement Agencies (PRPA) are available upon request from the Bureau of Local Employment. You may call tel. nos. 528-0083/528-0108 or visit them at 6th Flr., BF Condominium, cor. Solana & Soriano St., Intramuros, Manila.
For professional teachers, the examinations will be August 17, 2014, with the deadline for the filing of application to take the examinations on June 14, 2014. For physicians, the examinations, which were originally scheduled on August 16, 17, 23, 24 has been moved to August 23, 24, 30, 31 2014, with the deadline to file the application on August 1, 2014. For sanitary engineers, the examinations, which were originally scheduled on August 12, 13, 14 has been re-scheduled for August 26, 27, 28 2014, with the deadline on August 6, 2014.
“The POEA Governing Board has approved Board Resolution No, 17 Series of 2014 allowing the processing and redeployment of OFWs under certain skill categories, based on the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs,” said Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz.
“Local employment is one of the components of the package of assistance the DOLE offers to repatriates through the Bureau of Local Employment under Assist WELL, a package of assistance and services the DOLE has adopted to ensure the successful reintegration of OFW repatriates by addressing their welfare, employment, livelihood, and legal needs,” said the Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Baldoz.
Regional Director Sisinio Cano of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office No. 9 has reported to Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz that its implementation of the Government Internship Program, or GIP, in the last two years has contributed a lot to the success of the region in its various labor and employment programs, projects, and services.
The Department of Labor and Employment – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOLE-CAR) Regional Director Henry John Jalbuena has reported to Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz that the regional office is ready to declare 22 barangays in the region as child-labor free by the end of the year.
From the Department of Labor and Employment Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday urged companies to have their respective occupational safety and health practitioners accredited with Bureau of Working Conditions of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to ensure that only qualified occupational safety and health (OSH) practitioners will assist in the […]
Secretary Baldoz said employers shall ensure the safety of their workers or employees by providing FREE transportation, food, personal protective equipment and first-aid medicines, as may be necessary.
“The deployment is in accordance with the Department of Foreign Affairs’ issuance of the Crisis Alert Level for Kenya from Alert Level 1, or Precautionary Phase, to Alert Level 2, or the Restriction Phase,” Secretary Baldoz said.