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Baldoz reminds employers of pay rules on National Heroes Day

Monday, 31 August, is National Heroes Day and a national holiday, so yesterday Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz reminded private sector employers to observe proper pay rules for their workers on this day. “I wish to remind—and I urge—private sector employers to abide by the pay rules for their employees on National Heroes Day,” …

Enabling the People to Feel the DOLE

Polo Hong Kong visit. Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz (5th from right) poses with the members of her delegation and the officers of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Hong Kong during the latter’s official visit to the Special Administrative Region. (L-R) Assistant Labor Attache Henry Tianero; Lorna Obedoza; Atty. Ma. Nena  German; DOLE  Undersecretary Reydeluz Conferido;  …

STATEMENT: Labor Sec. Baldoz on OFWs in Hong Kong

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz issued the statement below following a meeting with Hong Kong Secretary of Labor and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, in Hong Kong, where Baldoz is on a two-day official visit; August 8, 2015. “I have met with Hong Kong Secretary of …

Baldoz: SWS’ ‘joblessness’ a continuing challenge for DOLE to do more

MANILA — Although conceptual and methodological differences in the conduct of the official Labor Force Survey of the Philippine Statistics Authority and the Social Weather Stations’ Survey on Adult Joblessness make their results incomparable, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Tuesday reiterated that the whole picture of the country’s employment situation that both surveys …

Baldoz says construction firm could be liable for collapsed Bulacan warehouse

The DOLE investigation of the accident involving the collapse of a wall of a warehouse being constructed in Brgy. Ilang-Ilang, Guiguinto, Bulacan has yielded a finding that the construction firm involved, Hoclim Co Construction Corporation, with its main address in Quezon City, and its principal, Number One Golden Dragon Realty Corporation, could be liable for …

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