Resources from ILO Country Office in the Philippines

  1. Training on Accident Investigation for Labour Inspectors and Regional Managers

    The ILO, with the support of the US Department of Labor is implementing two projects that intend to contribute to improving government’s capacity to improve compliance to labour laws including occupational safety and health standards. One project is the Building the Capacity of the Philippines’ Labour Inspectorate which aims to contribute to improving the effectiveness of labour inspection through the development and implementation of relevant training programmes, that would equip them in the conduct of routine and specialized inspections, including workplace accident investigation. The other project is the SafeYouth@Work Project which aims to improve the working conditions of workers aged 15-24 years and develop a culture of prevention.

  2. SEA Fisheries Project: Research Focus Group Discussions-Manila

    ILO is conducting a study that will assess the national regulatory framework on labour protections in fisheries in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines in terms of its jurisdiction and responsibilities under the laws of the sea as a flag State, port State, coastal State, as well as a source State for migrant labour to support the ratification of C188 and P029 in Southeast Asia.

  3. Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Compliance in Visayas Region

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has implemented reforms to improve its labour inspectorate system, in response to a 2009 ILO Technical Audit of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate which DOLE requested. Reforms started with the adoption of the Rules on the Labour Laws Compliance System (LLCS) which introduced more active engagement of workers and employers at the enterprise level during inspection, and sought to integrate a developmental approach to labour inspection.

  4. Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Compliance in Luzon

    Given the need to orient social partners on the new inspection rules, and the need to help them develop strategic compliance campaign interventions, it was proposed that the ILO Building the Capacity of the Philippine Labour Inspectorate Project to support the regional capacity building workshop for social partners on strategic compliance within the first quarter of 2018.

  5. Overview of ILO Assistance to Promote Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining in the Philippines

    12 February 2018

    Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining are fundamental rights for workers and employers to freely establish and join organizations of their own choosing, without fear of reprisal.

  6. Tripartite Validation Workshop on Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM)

    The ILO, in collaboration with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) developed the Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM).

  7. Programme of the Tripartite Validation Workshop on Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM)

    09 February 2018

  8. Launch of the Anthology of Stories - FAIR Perspective: Stories of Filipino migrant workers in the media

    The Integrated Programe on Fair Recruitment (FAIR project) will conduct the following activities with the implementing partner, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP): Lecture series on media glossary on labour migration; Breakfast with editors; Launch of Anthology of stories on labour migration.

  9. Philippines: Enhanced labour inspectorate, strengthened labour law compliance

    07 February 2018

    Labour inspection is more than just visiting workplaces. With the support of the ILO, the Philippines has been implementing labour inspectorate reforms and developing tools that can make a real difference in the lives of workers and employers.

  10. Convening Stakeholders to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT): Project fact sheet

    07 February 2018

    The CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT in the Philippines will address the problem of child labour and poor working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) operations by supporting the sector towards setting-up of legal and regulated Peoples’ Small Scale Mines (Minahang Bayan) that are compliant with environmental, health and labour standards.