The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) presents options to President Duterte regarding the healthcare workers’ plea on lifting the overseas deployment ban.
President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the government will provide accommodation for health workers who were evicted from their homes due to discrimination amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), under the Labor Advisory No. 18 Series of 2020, releases guidelines on the cost of COVID-19 prevention and control measures. The advisory is set to guide private sector employers on the scope of their shouldered costs in the implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control measures for their employees, especially those who are returning to the workplace.