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

ILS housewarms its new conference facility iLearn

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) celebrated its Christmas party last December 20 at its new conference facility, iLearn, located at the 5th floor of the DOLE Extension Office in Intramuros, Manila.   DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III, together with Undersecretaries Joel Maglungsod, Dominador Say and Assistant Secretary Alex V. Avila joined ILS continue reading

Despite typhoons, 400 seedlings planted by ILS survive in Baler

In August 2015, employees of the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) planted four hundred (400) Pitogo and Bitaog seedlings to reforest an 11-hectare beachfront in Brgy. Reserva, Baler, Aurora. In its December 2016 on-site visit of the tree planting project, the ILS validation team observed that about eighty-five percent (85%) of the planted seedlings have continue reading