Six DOLE regional offices come up with Design Thinking approaches to innovating DOLE 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 atiLearn conference room in Intramuros, Manila. The Design Thinking teams of the National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions III, IV-A, VI, VII, and XI presented their prototypes through video presentations before continue reading

ILS in discussions on the working draft bill strengthening the security of tenure of private sector workers

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) continues its engagement with the country’s legislators through its participation in continuing discussions on the working draft bill strengthening the security of tenure of private sector workers. ILS, represented by OIC-Chief Patrick Patriwirawan, Jr., attended the technical working group (TWG) meeting held last 27-28 November 2017 in the House continue reading

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

The Philippines climbed one notch to 56th from previous year’s 57th, in the overall rankings of 137 economies, based on the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2017-2018. However, despite this improvement, the Philippines has seen decrease in previous pillar rankings. The Report highlighted that the Philippines could make large gains in competitiveness at a relatively lower continue reading

ILS prepares employees for ISO 9001:2015

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies organized the ISO Awareness and Documentation capacity building training for its employees last October 24-25 at the iLearn Conference Room, Intramuros, Manila. Ms. Marivic Mediavillo, ISO Consultant and External Auditor at Management System Consultancy conducted the two-day ISO training for the Institute. ILS OIC-Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba continue reading

ILS now part of NGAs in eFOI platform

Manila – The Institute of Labor Studies (ILS) Freedom on Information representatives, headed by Deputy Executive Director Mary Grace L. Riguer as FOI Decision Maker, attended the technical training on eFOI (electronic Freedom of Information) platform organized by the Presidential Communications Operations Office last Oct. 27, 2017 at the Social Hall, Mabini Building, Malacanang Compound, continue reading