ILS GAD forum screens “Sunday Beauty Queen”

Manila, PH – In celebration of Women’s Month, The Institute for Labor Studies Gender and Development Committee (ILS-GAD) held a forum and special screening of the film “Sunday Beauty Queen,” on March 28, 2017 from 1:00-7:00pm at the Cinematheque Center Manila, Ermita, Manila. The forum’s theme, “Humanizing Labor Migration: A Forum and Film Screening on continue reading

ILS updates employees’ skills on government procurement process

Manila, PH – The employees of the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) attended a two-day training on RA 9184 and its 2016 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The two-day event was held last March 16-17 at the ILS iLearn Conference Room of the Institute, DOLE Intramuros, Manila. RA 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement continue reading

January 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

The results of the January 2017 LFS round reported a labor force participation rate of 60.7% out of the 69.414 million population 15 years old and over. This is equivalent to about 42.109 million economically active population comprising either employed or unemployed persons. More so, the employment rate was reported at 93.4% and the unemployment continue reading

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