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The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) continues its engagement with the country’s legislators through its participation in continuing discussions on the working draft bill strengthening the security of tenure of private sector workers.

ILS, represented by OIC-Chief Patrick Patriwirawan, Jr., attended the technical working group (TWG) meeting held last 27-28 November 2017 in the House of Representatives, Quezon City. The Committee on Labor and Employment headed by Congressman Randolph S. Ting sought inputs in the finalization of the draft consolidated bill on security of tenure.

The ILS joined other representatives from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in the meeting including Director Benjo Santos M. Benavidez of the Bureau of Labor Relations, Director Philip A. Paredes of Legal Service, Labor Arbiter Catherine Legados-Parado of the National Labor Relations Commission, a representative from the Bureau of Working Conditions.

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) is the policy research and advocacy arm of the Department of Labor and Employment. For more information on this story, please contact the Advocacy and Publications Division at 527-3490.