DOLE augments contingency team to assist in repatriation of OFWs from Libya

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.


Kasambahay contract now available in 12 different local languages

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.


DOLE’s PRC reschedules licensure examinations for teachers, physicians, and sanitary engineers

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.


DOLE lists local job vacancies for OFW repatriates from crisis-stricken countries

“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.


DOLE’s internship program enhances employability of 12 college grads and hired 717 interns in Zambo Peninsula

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.


DOLE to companies: Accredit safety and health practitioners with DOLE’s Bureau of Working Conditions

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 […]