July 2016 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

The results of the July 2016 LFS round reported a labor force participation rate of 63.3% out of the 68.436 million population 15 years old and over. This is equivalent to about 43.309 million economically active population comprising either employed or unemployed persons. More so, the employment rate was reported at 94.6% and the unemployment continue reading

ILS participates in the DOLE Hotline workshop

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 continue reading

ILS hosts pre-National Heroes Day flag raising ceremony

Manila, Philippines – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) hosted the Department of Labor and Employment’s post-Independence Day flag raising ceremony last August 22, 2016 at the Local Governance Learning Center (LGLC), Blas Ople Hall in Intramuros, Manila. The event was attended by DOLE officials headed by then DOLE Acting Secretary Joel Maglunsod and OIC-Undersecretary continue reading

ILS Employees in CSC Supervisory Development Course Training

Consistent with the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) commitment to excellence, the ILS has sent two of its senior level employees to the Supervisory Development Course Track of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) held last 9-12 August 2016 at the CSC-NCR Training Room, in Kaliraya Street, Quezon City. Completing the said four-day supervisory training were continue reading

ILS employees train in enhanced eNGAS and eBudget

Intent on implementing improvement in its processes particularly in financial reporting, the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) has sent six of its employees to train for the “Enhanced Electronic New Government Accounting System (e-NGAS) and eBudget version 2.0 held at the Professional Development Center, Commission on Audit (COA), Quezon City last August 8-12, 2016. The continue reading