ILS employees plant fruit-bearing trees in Mt. Arayat National Park

On August 9, 2017, ILS employees planted five hundred (500) saplings of sweet tamarind, custard apple and salamander (bignay) saplings at the Mt. Arayat National Park with assistance from Mr. Ray Nunez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Region III. Headed by OIC-Executive Director Atty. Mary Grace L. Riguer, the said undertaking has become continue reading

Director Satumba assumes ILS leadership

Manila, Philippines – Former Bureau of Workers with Special Conditions Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba is named the new Executive Director of the Institute for Labor Studies. With the appointment of Director Satumba as the new Executive Director of ILS, Atty. Mary Grace L. Riguer will resume her appointive post as the Deputy Executive Director III. continue reading

ILS studies on mine safety and working conditions near completion

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) researches titled, “A Study on Mine Safety and Working Conditions in the Metallic and Non-Metallic Small-Scale Mining Sector in the Philippines,” and “An In-depth Study on Mine Safety and Working Conditions in Large Scale Mining Sector in the Philippines,” are on its final leg of research field continue reading

Impact assessment skills linking trade and employment strengthened

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) hosted the recently concluded Follow-up Training on Assessing and Addressing the Effects of Trade on Employment Workshop of the International Labor Organization-European Union (ILO-EU) Project on Strengthening the Impact of Trade on Employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN) last August 24-25 at the iLearn Conference Room of the continue reading

Study reveals SPES participation increases chance of landing jobs

Manila – Students that have been under the Department of Labor and Employment’s Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) have increased their likelihood of currently working by 3.9% compared to those not chosen to receive the said program. This was among the key findings during the presentation of results of the Impact Evaluation for continue reading