DOLE seminar seeks improvement of issuance of work permits to foreign nationals

DOLE seminar seeks improvement of issuance of work permits to foreign nationals

6 October 2022 – The Department of Labor and Employment, through the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) and DOLE National Capital Region (NCR), held an orientation seminar on the process improvement of the issuance of Alien Employment Permits (AEPs) with DOLE Regional Offices and partner government agencies on 06 October 2022, at the Orchid Garden continue reading : DOLE seminar seeks improvement of issuance of work permits to foreign nationals

BLE appreciates ADB for 7 years of support to JobStart Philippines

BLE appreciates ADB for 7 years of support to JobStart Philippines

The Bureau of Local Employment, through the JobStart Philippines (JSP) Unit, along with other delegates from JobStart areas in NCR, attended the 55th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the ADB Philippines Country Office in Mandaluyong City last 28 September 2022. As part of the event, Malaysia’s ADB Alternate Governor and Deputy Finance Minister requested a project visit on the Facilitating Youth School-to-Work Transition Program, which included JobStart Philippines, for the seven-person Malaysian delegation.

Philippine Tourism Job Fairs Kick Off in Three Pilot Regions

Philippine Tourism Job Fairs Kick Off in Three Pilot Regions

In line with ongoing efforts to bolster the country’s economic recovery, the partnership between the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) kicked off the first of a series of tourism job fairs to bridge displaced workers, fresh graduates, and jobseekers to gainful wage employment.

DOLE manifests support for intensified efforts against POGO-linked crimes

The labor department voiced support for quick action on crimes dogging the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) industry during the committee hearing conducted by Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs on 15 September 2022. The senate convened to probe the alarming rise in incidents of kidnapping, abduction, disappearances, and human trafficking linked to the sector.

SPES DELIVERS ASSISTANCE TO MEMBERS OF MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES

With the aim of helping students who are financially struggling to support their education but want to pursue schooling, the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) was able to provide assistance to 57,632 deserving beneficiaries during its first semester implementation for the current year. This translates to 64.21% accomplishment rate vis-à-vis the 2022 total target of 89,750 beneficiaries.

72 entries vie for recognition in public employment service

The Bureau of Local Employment reports that it received a total of 72 entries for the Secretary’s Bayanihan Service Awards II. A continuation of last year’s commendation of Public Employment Service and Job Placement Offices (PESOs, JPOs) for exemplary efforts and initiatives in their localities amid the pandemic, the BSA II is held in lieu of the Search for Best PESO Awards which was deferred in 2021 due to the pandemic.