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 Organization. The activity aims to prepare implementers from government, ship owners, Filipino seafarers and other maritime stakeholders for the implementation of the MLC, 2006 through better and in-depth appreciation of the issues in the domestic shipping industry as well as the requirements for implementation and ensuring compliance. Participants consulted are representatives from the organizations of seafarers, shipowners and concerned government agencies in Region VII.
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On July 9, 2013, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) formally launched and unveiled to the public and the media the Technical Assistance (TA) on Employment Facilitation for Inclusive Growth (EFIG).
Read more: DOLE-ADB-CIDA Media Launch of the Technical Assistance on Employment Facilitation for Inclusive...
The automotive industry is a highly global industry, it is technology driven and competition is intense. As a product, automotive is complex with large number of parts and components like textiles, glass, plastics, electronics, rubber, metals, etc. that involve different production processes. Promotion of the automotive industry can lead to an expansion of many complementary investments by automotive parts firms which can lay the foundation for broad-based industrial growth.
Read more: Roundtable Discussion (RTD) on “Embedding Decent Work in Industrial Policy: The Philippine...
The Philippine Labor and Employment Plan (LEP) 2011-2016, a sector plan aligned with the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016, provides the consolidated strategic direction for labor and employment in the medium-term. Launched on 28 April 2011 with the full support of the National Tripartite Industrial Peace Council (TIPC), the LEP represents the shared vision of stakeholders who provided inputs as to priorities and signified commitment to work collectively to bring about inclusive growth through decent and productive work. As the 4th Cycle of the Philippine Decent Work Common Agenda, the LEP supports the Global Jobs Pact by pursuing policy and program measures that will generate employment, extend social protection, respect labor standards and promote social dialogue.
Read more: Labor and Employment Plan Results Framework 2013-2016: Tripartite Validation Workshop
In line with the efforts of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to mainstream decent and productive work in order to achieve equitable, inclusive and sustainable growth, the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) conducted a Working World Trialogue (WWT) entitled “Understanding New Forms of Work Arrangements: A Policy Discussion on Outsourcing, Offshoring and Remote Work” on 10 May 2013 at the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) in Quezon City.
Read more: WWT 13.13 - Understanding New Forms of Work Arrangement
The LEP Results Framework is envisioned as a tool that would help DOLE and the social partners monitor and improve its performance to achieve the decent work outcomes under the Philippine Labor and Employment Plan (LEP) 2011-2016. Working towards an integrated monitoring system, the LEP Results Framework focuses on developing performance indicators that will allow monitoring on: 1) how implementation is progressing with respect to realization and delivery of planned activities and products; and 2) whether progress is pointing in the right direction – progress towards achieving the intended results and impact.
Read more: DOLE Cluster Planning Workshop on the LEP Results Framework 2013-2016
DOLE Inter-Agency Committee on Research Matters
The Future of Work: 2013 Initiatives for Research
ILS Multi-Stakeholders' Consultation
St. Giles Hotel, Makati City
The Stakeholders' Forum on Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health Systems and Iproving Workplace Productivity through BERDE centered mainly on several issues concerning occupational safety and health and compliance of firms with workplace health standards.
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The Skateholder's Forum on Enhancing Built Heritage and Creating Green Jobs through BERDE centered mainly on the issue of how green concepts can be applied in enhancing, preserving and strengthening built heritage sites. it also focused on the role of workers in greening built heritages
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DOLE Inter-Agency Committee on Research Matters
Creating Enabling Environment Towards Achieving Inclusive Growth
through Decent and Productive Work for all Filipinos
The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila
November 20, 2013
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