ILS represents DOLE in ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Work Programme

Mr. Bernard Paul M. Mangulabnan, Acting Chief LEO of the Institute’s Employment Research Division was one of the three delegates who were chosen to represent the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)  in the “Second Workshop of the Development of Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism for the ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Work Programme 2016-2020,” from February 26-27 continue reading

Usec. Paras supports research initiatives on collective bargaining for inclusive CBA coverage

“Collective bargaining is one instrument to address specific challenges of technology and the evolving world of work as parties negotiate to cover different aspects of digitization and flexibilization, among others. However, the low trade union density and collective bargaining rate in the country translated to lagging worker coverage.” This was the challenge posed by Department continue reading

ILS holds 2019 planning exercise

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) held its 2019 planning exercise at The Bayleaf hotel in General Trias, Cavite on 31 January to 01 February. Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba set the tone for the planning by discussing key issues and concerns that ILS should look into such as the identification of skill needed for continue reading

ILS LEOs complete descriptive analysis training

Labor and Employment Officers from the Institute of Labor Studies recently completed a week-long training on Descriptive Statistics funded by the International Labor Organization, which was held at the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) in Diliman, Quezon City from January 13-17. The Institute was represented by Frances Camille G. Dumalaog, Franchesca Rose S. Castillo, continue reading