Development Event Reports

Development Events Reports or Documentation of Proceedings are activity reports of conferences or meetings hosted or co-organized by ILS.

  • Trade-EmploymentHarnessing Opportunities and Mitigating Risks: A Policy Forum on Trade and Employment

    Description: International trade, or simply, trade, brings both a myriad of opportunities and an array of risks for various countries. Regarding employment, trade may either be a vital cog in employment generation or it may actually adversely affect employment situation—with working conditions and wages compromised. Hence, the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS)—the policy research and advocacy arm of the Department of Labor and Employment…

  • DER2018-01-01Technical Learning Session on the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law

    Description: In December 2017, R.A. 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. The current administration envisions that this priority agenda will correct certain deficiencies in the current tax system in order to make it simpler, fairer, and more efficient. Revenues to be collected from this initiative will be used to support the government’s infrastructure, education,…

  • DER-Cost-benefitSeminar-Workshop on Cost-Benefit Analysis: Gateway Towards Evidence-Based Policy Evaluation

    Description: As a widely-used analytical tool, Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) offers a framework for assessing the economic efficiency of various policies, programs, and projects. By meticulously identifying the costs and benefits associated with a certain policy/program/project, and consequently evaluating whether the benefits outweigh costs (hence, presence of a net benefit), conducting a CBA ultimately redounds to optimal resource…

  • DER2017-03-07Round Table Discussion and Writeshop on the Rapid Assessment of Program Implementation in Selected DOLE Regional Offices

    Description: The Round Table Discussion and Writeshop on the Rapid Assessment of Program Implementation in Selected DOLE Regional Offices aims to: (1) present the initial results of the rapid assessment to the program managers; and (2) conduct a writeshop to validate and solicit recommendations from the program managers. The result of the rapid assessment was presented to the program managers in order to inform them of the issues of their…

  • oFirst Round Table Discussion on Skills and Compensation Survey for Mining and Other Mineral Extraction Industry

    Description: Providing a venue for expressing different viewpoints on mining-related issues and sharing insights on work conditions will reveal knowledge not otherwise extracted from the survey questionnaire. Furthermore, a venue for fully examining the manner of carrying out the overall research project is necessary. Hence, there is a need to conduct a round table discussion (RTD). Objective of the first RTD is to present the research…

  • oIndustry Leaders’ Breakfast Meeting on the National Human Resource Development Roadmapping

    Description: Recognizing the importance of a skilled workforce to attain productive, innovative and competitive industries, many industry stakeholders have identified human resource development (HRD) as a key cross-sectoral issue of concern. For this reason, the DTI partners with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to spearhead the crafting of HRD plans that will complement the industry roadmaps. A DOLE Technical Working Group (TWG)…

  • examiningExamining the Portability of Social Security Benefits among Migrant Workers in the Asia Pacific Region

    Description: As the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) policy research and advocacy arm, the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) undertakes relevant research studies that promote better labor policies in advancing the welfare and well-being of the Filipino worker. For 2015, the research study entitled “Examining the Portability of Social Security Benefits among Migrant Workers in the APEC Region” has been proposed as one of…

  • Introduction to the Conduct of Tracer Study A Training-Workshop for the Institute for Labor Studies technical staffs-page-001 (1)Introduction to the Conduct of Tracer Study A Training-Workshop for the Institute for Labor Studies technical staffs

    The Institute for Labor Studies will conduct a tracer study for the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration’s (OWWA) Programs: (1) Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and (2) Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) for the year 2015. In view of this, it is deemed necessary to hold a training workshop on conducting tracer study. In line with the research agenda of the institute, a two day training-workshop was…

  • der_thumb3rd DOLE Research Conference

    Description: This development event report captures the event highlights that transpired during the 3rd Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Research Conference held at the Labor and Governance Learning Center, DOLE Building on 12 December 2014. It is composed of three main parts: (1) Chronology of Activities, (2) Research Presentations and (3) Open Forum. The first part chronicles portions of the conference, all of which were done…

  • DER13-2WORKING AT SEA: Stakeholders' Consultation on Philippine Compliance to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (Cebu City, 16 to 17 May 2013)

    The WORKING AT SEA: Stakeholders’ Consultation on Philippine Compliance to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 was conducted on 16 to 17 May 2013 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City. The consultations was conducted by the DOLE through the Institute for Labor Studies in coordination with the Bureau of Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Relations and the International Labor Affairs Bureau, and with support of the International Labour…

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