ILS in consultative workshop on the PSDP 2018 -2023  

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) engaged in the “Consultative Workshop on the Philippine Statistical Development Program (PSDP) 2018 -2023” held on 14 -15 February 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria in Ortigas. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Assistant Secretary for Employment and Support Alex V. Avila, who is also the chair of continue reading

ILS is now equipped with knowledge on 2017 ORAOHRA

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) attended the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) training on Recruitment, Selection and Placement (RSP) System on 13-14 February 2018 at CSC Training Room, CSC Building, Constitution Hills, Quezon City. The participation of ILS Chief of Finance and Administrative Division Camilo Franco Cabusas in the said training is contributory to the continue reading

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