Gap Analysis of Implementation and Enforcement of RA 9231 and RA 10533 vis-à-vis Conventions 182 and 138: Addressing the Gap between the Age of Compulsory Schooling and Minimum Age of Work

In 2003, Republic Act (RA) 9231 or “An Act Providing for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor and Affording Stronger Protection for the Working Child” was passed to serve as legal framework for the work against child labor in the country.  It amended and enhanced Republic Act 7610 or the “Special Protection continue reading

Introducing A Dole Integrated Unemployment Benefit Program

This research intends to propose a convergence of DOLE programs that will particularly cater to the needs of the unemployed or the displaced workers. This research assesses the readiness of the Department of Labor and Employment to administer and implement an integrated unemployment benefit program by way of analyzing the following component areas: (1) review continue reading

A Case Study Of Company Best Practices On Regularization Of Workers In Contracting Arrangements

This study sought to document company best practices on regularization of workers under contracting arrangements. The identified best practices on regularization are from companies representing sectors where many contractual or agency-hired workers were reportedly absorbed or regularized. After a series of interviews with company representatives (Human Resources Managers) and regularized workers, one of the common continue reading

Gap Analysis Of Key Osh Conventions

Occupational safety and health (OSH), a multidimensional field concerned with safety, health, and welfare of people at work, aims to foster a safe and healthy working environment for everyone.  OSH has been widely regarded and accepted as a basic workers’ right as enshrined in the ILO Constitution, which sets forth the principle that workers should continue reading