DOLE Asec. Avila sees passing of law to recognize digital/platform-based work as a nod to human dignity; ILS kicks off 2021 Advocacy Series with webinar on digital platform workers

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies kicked off it 2021 Advocacy Series with a webinar titled “Digital Platforms: Rethinking Business and Redefining Work” held last June 29 via Zoom and livestreamed via the official ILS Facebook page. “In the domestic front, we know that there are pending bills in both houses that seek to continue reading

ILS Planning Officer sworn in

Manila – Newly-promoted Institute for Labor Studies Planning Officer II Mr. Levie F. Mariano, Jr. took his Oath of Office online last May 11 as administered by ILS Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba, and witnessed by his colleagues from the Institute via Zoom platform. Previously, as the Budget Assistant from the Finance and Admin Division, continue reading

ILS conducts Management Review of internal QMS audit and processes

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) management, headed by Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba, conducted a series of online Management Review via the Zoom platform last May 10, 17 and 25, 2021. The discussion covered the following: 1.) Review of Quality Management System (QMS) structure; 3.) Changes in QMS Committee Membership; and 4.) continue reading

iGov Talks presents 3 ILS social protection researches

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies commenced its annual iGov Talks series last May 11, via the online meeting platform Zoom, featuring ILS working papers on Social Protection. The said activity was attended by representatives from the Department of Finance (DOF), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), continue reading

ILS researcher presents graduate thesis to online international panel

Manila – Acting Chief of the Employment Research Division, John Emmanuel Villanueva, presented his Master of Public Administration (MPA) thesis on political dynasties during the “Spatial Dimension of Sustainable Development” Session of the 13th World Congress of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) held on 28 May 2021. The Regional Science Association International (RSAI), founded continue reading

ILS GAD celebrates May as Mental Health Awareness Month

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies’ (ILS) Gender and Development (GAD) Committee and the Institute’s Mental Health Working Group have lined up month-long online activities for all its employees in celebration of the Mental Health Awareness Month this May. GAD Chair Arianne Ishreen Bucar and MH Working Group lead Ronell Delerio proposed a series continue reading