Employment

  • rapRapid Assessment Of Program Implementation In Selected Dole Regional Offices

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is the national government agency mandated to formulate and implement policies and programs, and serve as the policy-advisory arm of the Executive Branch in the field of labor and employment. Part of the mandate of the Regional Operations and General Administrations cluster is to supervise all DOLE Regional Offices (ROs) and to coordinate with all clusters in the regional implementation of the…

  • unemploymentIntroducing 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 of policy linkages and gaps between and among national laws, regulations and other…

  • PQFEnhancing skills demand-supply nexus: A gap analysis of the Bureau of Local Employment’s programs in line with the Philippine Qualifications Framework implementation

    This research intends to provide pathways to integrate the aims and elements of the Philippine Qualifications Framework (PQF) into the programs of the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE). It seeks to bolster the bureau’s active role in the implementation of the PQF by ensuring that its programs are implemented in consonance with the PQF objectives. Specifically, this paper seeks to: (1) ascertain the level of familiarity with PQF of major…

  • ivan2Responsiveness of Labor Market to Minimum Wage Adjustments: An Analysis Using Elasticity to Labor Supply and Demand

    In essence, wage is a monetary compensation paid by an employer to employee in exchange for the services rendered to the former. The basic principle of paying wages follows the notion that any resources, be it like a commodity (e.g. rice, clothes, etc.), or a resource like land and labor, has its own price or value. Hence, wage is the economic value of the time spent, or output produced (piece-rate), by a worker for taking part in the course of…

  • ivanMacroeconomics and Modelling for Labor Market Analysis: Philippines Employment Projection Model and Key Indicators of the Labor Market

    The increasing number of Filipinos until 2020 have led to more of them entering the labor force particularly the youth. In seven years, it is projected that the country’s average employment-to-population ratio of 0.61, or more than half of the labor force are employed, is a proof showing the capability of the labor market to provide job opportunities to each member of the labor force. Not only just in delivering employment but also on the…

  • tepSkills and Compensation Survey for Metallic Mining Industry

    The objective of this study is to assess the skills and compensation practices among regular and associate members of the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, with the overall goal of developing a Human Resource Development Roadmap for the mining industry. Using pen-and-paper survey method and validation interviews with HR representatives of mining companies, information regarding several aspects of the industry was revealed. The skills…

  • solA Study on Employment Profile of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Selected Regions in the Philippines

    Persons with disabilities (PWDs) comprised one-sixth or 15 percent of the world’s population. About 785 million men and women with disabilities or 80 percent are of working age. In the Philippines, of the 92.1 million household population, there are around 1.4 million or 1.57 percent had disability, based on the 2010 Census of Population and Housing. Moreover, PWDs are among the vulnerable groups that needed the utmost attention from the…

  • steel-2015HRD Roadmap Iron and Steel Industry

    Description: According to Republic Act No. 7103 or “An Act to Strengthen the Iron and Steel and Promote Philippine Industrialization and for Other Purpose,” which was enacted in 1991, the iron and steel industry refers to the “preparation, smelting, crushing, soaking, blooming, slabbing, melting, firing, rolling, casting, shaping, plating, galvanizing, and other processes involved in transforming raw materials (i.e., iron ore, coke,…

  • mono-HRDcopperHuman Resource Development (HRD) Roadmap for Copper and Copper Products

    Description: Mining Mining is defined as the exploration, extraction, and processing of minerals such as coal, ore, crude, petroleum, and natural gas. Quarrying, on the other hand, is the extraction of building and monumental stone, clay, sand and gravel, guano gathering, and salt evaporation (National Statistics Office [NSO], 2008). The industry employs four stages, namely, exploration, development and construction, utilization and…

  • mono-KNOMADLow-skilled Labor Migration: Measuring Migration Costs using CAPI – Philippines

    Description: In an effort to reduce distortions to freer mobility of low-skilled labor, the World Bank’s KNOMAD (Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development) program has implemented this research project to collect migration cost data comparable across select migrant corridors to determine how much migrant workers pay to obtain foreign jobs and how migration costs vary across corridors. Results from this work will shed light…

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