Baldoz congratulates South Korea on 10th Anniversary celebration of the Employment Permit System

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday offered her congratulations to the government of South Korea on the occasion of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Employment Permit System (EPS), a government-to-government arrangement whereby Korean employers who fail to hire local workers are allowed to employ foreign workers in certain Korean industries.


60 hired on the spot for local and 9 for overseas employment in DOLE Region 8 special job fair

Tacloban City – Regional Director Elias A. Cayanong of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office No. 8 yesterday reported to Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz that 60 local jobseekers were hired-on-the-spot for local employment in a job fair the regional office conducted last week as part of its employment facilitation program.


DOLE reinstates convergent actions on MERS-CoV

In view of a recent report that some Filipino nurses in Saudi Arabia have been exposed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday issued a memorandum directing all Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLOs) to re-establish their respective daily monitoring systems on MERS-CoV and to undertake measures to ensure the protection of OFWs against the deadly virus.


Physician Licensure examination results, August 2014

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 2,218 out of 2,730 passed the Physician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medicine in the cities of Manila, Cebu and Davao last August 2014.


DPWH works on new Kalibo bridge project to support tourism in Aklan

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is constructing a new bridge in Kalibo, Aklan that will support the national government program of providing good quality infrastructure that will further give boost to the promotion of trade and tourism.


DOLE welcomes JFC’s 3rd Arangkada Philippines assessment

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, joined by her team of undersecretaries, assistant secretaries, and heads of bureaus, services, and attached agencies, yesterday expressed confidence after the Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) of the Philippines, in a meeting at the DOLE, commended theDepartment’s performance on its Arangkada Philippines Report.