Two newly-hired Senior Labor and Employment Officers of the Institute for Labor Studies took their oath of office via Zoom platform before Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba and was witnessed online by his colleagues from the Institute.

Raymond R. Estrella earned his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration at University of the Philippines – Diliman, and is currently taking his Master’s in Public Management (UP– Open University). He was a former Teacher Fellow for Teach for Philippines.

Charles Van T. Miraflores, on the other hand, earned his Bachelor of Secondary Education at the University of Nueva Caceres) with a Master in Sociology from De La Salle University. He previously worked for UP Los Banos as Sociology Assistant Professor.

Estrella is currently assigned at the Labor and Social Relations Research Division (LSRRD) while Miraflores is assigned at the Employment Research Division (ERD).