2009 Social Protection

  • 9-2MDGs and Workers Safety Nets: A Tale Of Three Shocks

    Description: The paper provides an account of the three different social shocks that hit the country in 2009 namely: global financial crisis, typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng and the ban on tuna fishing in General Santos City.By studying the accomplishments of these safety nets, the paper seeks to provide policy and program recommendations on how these services can become an important tool to attain the Millennium Development Goals. Click Here to…

  • 9-5Expanding Social Security for Migrants: Extending the Coverage of the Employees Compensation Program to Land-based OFWs

    Description: The paper builds on the efforts to expand social security for Filipino migrant workers by looking at the possibility of extending the coverage of the Employees Compensation Commission Program (ECP) to land-based OFWs. The paper provides an overview of safety and health situation of OFWs and recommends policy actions to address the gaps and extend ECP to land-based employees. Click Here to Download Full Paper Title:…

  • 9-1An Assessment of the Philippine Economic Resiliency Plan: Implications on the Workers

    Description: As the Global Financial Crisis picked up in early 2009, the Philippine labor market slightly slackened. The paper looks into the interventions provided in the Philippine Economic Resiliency Plan, particularly its implications to employment. Click Here to Download Full Paper Title: An Assessment of the Philippine Economic Resiliency Plan: Implications on the Workers Researcher: Levinson C. Alcantara Mary Grace L.…

  • 12pA Rapid Appraisal of Flexible Work Arrangements as a Global Financial Crisis (GFC) Adjustment Measure

    Description: The paper provides an assessment of the policy on flexible work arrangement in response to GFC. The paper presents options for enhancement of the policy to make it more responsive to the needs of employers and workers. Click Here to Download Full Paper Title: A Rapid Appraisal of Flexible Work Arrangements as a Global Financial Crisis (GFC) Adjustment Measure Researcher: Ryan Herman H.…

  • 9-3Assessing Gender Issues in the Workplace: From Disparities to Discrimination

    Description: The paper seeks to assess the overall gender and labor condition in the country by looking at the gains and achievement the Philippines has made in pursuing gender fairness, the old and new gender economic disparities and gaps between male and female workers. The overall research framework is anchored on the principles of gender equality in the workplace by reducing if not eliminating inequalities and discrimination at…

  • 9-4Exploring the Possibilities of a Philippine Unemployment Insurance Scheme

    Description: The study provides important inputs and options for policymakers involved in the creation of an unemployment insurance scheme in the country. It aims to facilitate policy making by serving as a springboard for renewed policy debates and discussions. Click Here to Download Full Paper Title: Exploring the Possibilities of a Philippine Unemployment Insurance Scheme Researcher: Benjamin M. Dalumpines…

  • 9-7Decent Work for Migrant Household Service Workers: Principles and Strategies

    Description: The paper discusses the plight of Filipino migrant household service workers in the context of providing them protection from different abuses. The paper presents a multimodal framework which decision makers can consider to make policy bias toward better protection of domestic workers’ rights. Click Here to Download Full Paper Title: Decent Work for Migrant Household Service Workers: Principles and Strategies…

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