July 2018 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

Consistent with the steady growth of the economy, the July 2018 round of LFS showed modest increase in employment rate to 94.6%, with the number of employed persons registering a 1.2% growth from the same period in 2017. However, underemployment remains a concern, as it further increased to 17.2% (national) and 18.6% (in areas outside continue reading

Safe Migration in ASEAN discussed in 1st ILS-POEA-ILAB interagency meeting

On  28 September 2018, the Institute for Labor Studies, headed by Acting Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin Satumba, met with Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Director Levinson Alcantara, along with the Department of Labor and Employment-International Labor Affairs Bureau (DOLE-ILAB) on the development of a public campaign on Safe Migration in ASEAN. The inter-agency meeting continue reading

ILSEA officers take oath of office

The newly-elected officers of the Institute for Labor Studies Employees Association (ILSEA) took their oath of office before ILS Acting Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba last 25 September 2018, a day after the union’s general elections was held. The ILSEA is the accredited employees’ union of the Institute for Labor Studies. The officers for fiscal continue reading