BWSC doubles efforts in profiling and monitoring of child laborers
Director Ma. Karina Perida-Trayvilla of the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) pushes for the profiling and monitoring of child laborers in the recently concluded Orientation on the Database on Profiled Child Laborers and Database on Working Child Permit on July 31 to August 3, 2018 at Park Inn by Radisson Davao.
‘We welcome and support this initiative’ -- DOLE on Enterprise Formalization
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) expressed its full support to enterprise formalization during the South-South Expert Forum on Enterprise Formalization on July 16 to 18, 2018 at Hotel Jen, Pasay City.
Experts from the global south were invited to share their good practices and lessons learned on formalizing and upscaling enterprises. The event was made possible through the efforts of the International Labor Organization, National Anti-Poverty Commission, DOLE - Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC), DOLE- International Labor Affairs Bureau, and the Department of Trade and Industry.
DOLE supports Gender Mainstreaming in ASEAN labor sector
The Department of Labor and Employment, through the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC), gave its utmost support in promoting gender mainstreaming during the conduct of the Senior Officials Conference on Gender Mainstreaming in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Sectoral Bodies on June 27 to 29, 2018 at Dusit Thani Manila.
The conference was organized by the Philippine Commission on Women and aims to increase the practice of gender mainstreaming in ASEAN sectoral bodies as a strategy to achieve ASEAN’s goal of gender equality and women’s empowerment. The activity was filled with lectures on gender and development policies, breakout sessions, and open forums.
BWSC continues SAWP Info Drive for Bioethanol Workers
Following the first information drive for bioethanol workers last first quarter of 2018 in Isabela, the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns set forth the conduct of information drive on Social Amelioration and Welfare Program (SAWP) for the Bioethanol Sector.
PH holds 2018 World Day Against Child Labor Celebration
The Philippines joined the observance of the World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL) in a whole-day celebration on June 23, 2018 at San Andres Sports Complex, San Andres St., Malate, Manila. The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), chaired by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), led the conduct of the said activity.