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The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) prepares its research on portable social security scheme for migrant workers in support of the country’s hosting of the 37th APEC Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG) meeting from May 10 to 13.

The ILS is part of the Steering Committee formed by the Department of Labor and Employment  (DOLE) and tasked to ensure a successful engagement of the PHL-APEC Hosting of APEC 2015. The ILS is also named a member of the Committee on Labor on Social Protection Network.

Executive Director Cynthia Rodis-Cruz of the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) is the new Director of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center in Kaohshiung City, Taiwan and assumed the post on 25 November 2014.

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) participated in the 2014 Walk to End Violence Against Women (EndVAW) on November 25, at Quezon City (QC) Memorial Circle. The walk marks the National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Children.

Bringing together about 5,000 individuals from different national government agencies, local government units and civil society groups, the 2014 EndVAW Walk jumpstarted an 18-day campaign, which will conclude on December 12.

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS), the policy research and advocacy arm of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), participated in “Basic Course on Internal Auditing of a QMS (ISO 9001:2008) Using 19011:2011” held at the Miramar Hotel in Manila on 21-22 November 2014.

Models of digital innovations as aid for employability and youth education hailed



The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) participated in the Digital Strategies for Development Summit held at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) on 2-3 October 2014.