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Manila – Newly-promoted Institute for Labor Studies Labor and Employment Officer III Athena Mari E. Son and Administrative Assistant II Francisco R. Noval, took their Oath of Office online last January 21 before ILS Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba, as witnessed by his colleagues from the Institute via Zoom platform.

Ms. Son joined the ILS last October 9, 2020, as a Labor and Employment Officer I with the Employment Research Division.

Mr. Noval’s promotion marks an inspiring career-growth story as he took on a range of clerical and secretariat work while with the Finance and Administrative Division, to his eventual posting at the Advocacy and Publications Division where he handled the photo-video documentation and the safekeeping all the Institute’s audio-visual equipment