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The Institute for Labor (ILS) sent three of its employees to the training on “ISO-compliant Records Management Processes and Control” organized by Philippine Records Management Association, Inc. (PRMAI) held in De Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City last 13-15 September 2016.

The Institute for Labor Studies undertakes a research titled “A Typology of Returning OFWs” in partnership with the National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO)

The aim of this research is to generate data on returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), which includes potential returning OFWs and actual returnees based on their: (1) migration experiences; (2) motivation to return; and (3) accumulated resources (financial capital, human capital and social capital). The generated data will be used in the creation of a typology of returning OFWs which will form the basis of government intervention either in the form of assistance or developmental initiatives.

The Institute for Labor Studies takes a closer look into the issuance of Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) through its research for 2016 titled “Processing Overseas Employment Certificates: A Preliminary Impact Assessment.”

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) examines the issue of contracting/subcontracting arrangements in the country through the 2016 research paper titled “Examining the Suspension of Registration of New Contractors and Subcontractors: A Regulatory Impact Statement.”

Co-authored by Joyce Anne S. Lumactud and Ivan Cassidy F. Villena of the ILS Labor and Social Relations Research Division, the research explores the impact of the suspension of registration of new contractors and subcontractors and explore alternative options through the conduct of a cost-benefit analysis.

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) participated in the 4-day skills enhancement training for DOLE Call Center’s Action Officers, titled “Training-Workshop for DOLE Hotline Action Officers”, from August 23-26 at the Main Function Room, Labor Governance Learning Center (LGLC), Blas F. Ople Hall, Intramuros Manila. The setting up of the 24/7 DOLE Hotline Call Services is in line with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to ensure timely delivery of government services.