ILS produces 15 researches in aid of DOLE’s decent work goals

The theme for the 6th Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Research Conference reflects the thrust that the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) has taken: “Incisive, Innovative, and Significant Researches for a Strong, Prosperous and Stable Life of the Filipino Worker.” Tasked as DOLE’s policy research and advocacy arm as articulated in Section 3 of continue reading

ILS capacitates six DOLE regional offices on Design Thinking approaches in conceptualizing/managing programs

Six participating Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE regional offices presented their prototypes for the DOLE-ILS Design Thinking Olympics challenge held last November 28 at iLearn conference room in Intramuros, Manila. As part of its 30th founding anniversary activities, and in line with its anniversary theme, “Masusi, Makabago at Makabuluhang Pananaliksik tungo sa Matatag, Maginhawa continue reading

Underemployment rate eases, Labor Force Survey shows

The report by the Institute for Labor Studies on the latest available Labor Force Survey (LFS) highlighted decent work gains in terms of generating quality employment based on the October 2017 LFS round. The underemployment rate eased considerably by 2.1 percentage points (ppts) from 18.0% to 15.9%, which has been a record low since October continue reading

24 Policy Researches Presented During the 6th DOLE Research Conference

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies successfully organized the 2017 DOLE Research Conference with the theme “Incisive, Innovative and Significant Researches for a Strong, Prosperous and Stable Life of the Filipino Worker,” last December 12-13 at the Hotel Jen, Roxas Blvd, Manila. In his Opening Remarks, Assistant Secretary Avila thanked Secretary Silvestre H. Bello continue reading

ILS learns about GAD Planning and Budgeting Tools

Manila – The Gender and Development (GAD) Committee of the Institute for Labor Studies successfully led a Technical Learning Session (TLS) titled, “Learning Session on Gender-responsive Planning and Budgeting Principles and Tools” last December 14 at the iLearn Conference Room, in Intramuros, Manila. The TLS aimed to introduce ILS employees to key operational principles and continue reading