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President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act (RA) No. 11360, which allows the full distribution of all service charges paid by customers in hotels, restaurants, and similar establishments to its employees.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) pushed for an engaging interactive resource to educate young workers on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) standards established by the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and various tripartite sectors by introducing the Youth4OSH Communication Platform.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is proposing a temporary exemption of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) to immediately pay for their social security premiums before they can secure an Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC). Instead, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III suggests that SSS must collect the overseas worker’s premiums three months after their deployment.
1-PACMAN Party-list Representative Michael Romero, the stepson of the late Eddie Garcia, filed House Bill (HB) No. 181, or the Actors Occupational Safety and Health Standard Bill to prevent work-related fatalities in the entertainment industry. Under HB 181, the entertainment industry must provide a safe workplace for all workers and employees.
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III stressed the importance of a prosperous relationship between workers and employers as an essential factor to enable sustainable industrial climates.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) confirms the improvement of the Philippines’ employment situation this year. Employment rates rose up while the unemployment rate continued to decline.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), together with Facebook, aims to teach Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) the importance of online privacy and responsible use of social media through the Digital Literacy Program. The program is an initiative intended to develop a safe and informed community online.
The Senate of the Philippines recently passed the bill which grants rank-and-file workers from the hotel and restaurant industry with full-service charges collected from customer payments. It aims to amend Article 96 of the Labor Code and redistribute 100% of the service charges to employees.