ILS finalizes 2017 research commitments during CorPlanning

“Overworked is no longer a fad.” OIC-Executive Director Mary Grace L. Riguer underlined this message during the Corporate Planning Exercise of the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) held last February 2-3, 2017 at the Blue Coral Beach Resort in San Juan, Batangas. As the ILS finalized its research commitments and internal activities for 2017, ED continue reading

ILS mounts introductory design workshop

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) successfully concluded its Introductory Workshop on Design Thinking last February 9 at the Local Governance Learning Center in Intramuros, Manila.   The event was graced by Assistant Secretary Alex V. Avila, who is also the Chairman of the DOLE Inter-Agency Committee on Research and Statistical Matters (IAC-RSM), continue reading

Tracer Study of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration’s (OWWA) Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provides for training and education programs for the benefit of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents. One of these training programs is the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP). Since the program was first implemented in 2004, a total of 1,105 OWWA member beneficiaries have already completed their continue reading

Four types of OFWs identified in ILS research

At least four types of Overseas Filipino Workers were identified during the validation and presentation of the research paper, “Typology of Returning OFWs: Phase 1 (Asia),” done by both the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) and the National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO) last December 21, 2016  at Hotel Jen, Roxas Boulevard, Manila. Participants included continue reading