DOLE RELEASES Guidelines on the Adjustment Measures Program
Adjustment Measures Program

DOLE Releases Guidelines on the Adjustment Measures Program for Affected Workers due to COVID-19 in the Philippines

Who are eligible for the application?

  •  Applicants who are employed by a private company that has implemented flexible work arrangements or temporary closures due to COVID-19.

What are the documentary requirements?

Affected companies must submit the following:

    • Establishment Report on the COVID-19 pursuant to Labor Advisory No. 9, Series of 2020
    • Company payroll for the month prior to the implementation of flexible work arrangement or temporary closure

What are the application procedures?

  • Applications with complete documentary requirements shall be submitted online to the appropriate DOLE Regional Office or any of its provincial/field offices.
  • Applications shall be evaluated by concerned DOLE Regional Office within three (3) working days from receipt.
  • The following, depending on the status of evaluation, shall be issued to the applicant by the concerned DOLE Regional Office within three (3) working days through email:
    • For approved application: Notice of Approval
    • For denied application: Notice of Denial

Who will be denied of the assistance?

  • An applicant will be denied if he/ she is ineligible, misrepresented facts in the application, or submitted a falsified or tampered document.

How will financial assistance be disbursed?

  • The concerned DOLE Regional Office shall issue the financial support directly to the beneficiary’s payroll account through bank transfer within two (2) weeks upon receipt.
  • A notice of completion shall be issued to the company within three (3) working days through email.

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