Binisita kamakailan ni Kalihim Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz ang Barangay ng Aguid sa Sagada, Mt. Province, na may dala-dalang mensahe ng pag-asa mula sa gobyerno para sa 120 kabataan galing sa limang barangay na napag-alamang manggagawa sa murang edad gayundin ang kanilang mga magulang.
On October 1, 2012 at the San Andres Sports Complex, Malate Manila, the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) led the opening of the month long celebration of the 2012 National Children’s Month with the theme “Bright Child ay Siguraduhin, Responsableng Pamamahayag ay Palaganapin.”
The City of Dipolog, led by Mayor Evelyn Uy, the other day welcomed Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz's first visit to the city with two important developments.
The Philippines's aviation industry--with Clark International Airport as the main hub--is on the rebound and drawing more investments, a perfect boost to collective efforts to generate employment in Central Luzon.
Pinapurihan kahapon ni Kalihim Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz ng Kagawaran ng Paggawa at Panghanapbuhay ang mabilis at epektibong tugon ng Lungsod ng Pagadian sa pamumuno ni Punonglungsod Samuel Co sa Child Labor-Free Campaign ng Kagawaran, matapos nitong maipakita sa kalihim ang ginawa nitong pakikipagtulungan sa iba't-ibang ahensya ng pamahalaan at organisasyon sa pribadong sektor upang maibalik sa paaralan ang 41 batang biktima ng child labor.
City of San Fernando – This second semester of the year, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office No. 3 continues to exert full efforts in raising the awareness of the Philippine Child Labor Program in the grassroot-level in Central Luzon.
MANILA, Philippines—An emotional Ma. Cecilia Flores-Oebanda on Friday denied the charges filed against her by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for allegedly falsifying documents to hide the misuse of at least P210 million ($5 million) in funds donated to the Visayas Forum Foundation Inc. (VFFI), a nongovernmental organization she founded in 1991.
"We are very much elated with the official acceptance today by International Labor Organization Director-General Juan Somavia of the Philippine instrument of ratification of ILO Convention No. 189 or the Decent Work for Domestic Workers Convention.
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said the local government of Pagadian City's developmental approach in the fight against child labor makes an excellent study in practice of battling the menace that other local government units around the country should emulate.
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday expressed her thanks and gratitude to House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte and to all the members of the House of Representatives for approving a final version of House Bill No. 1815, the Lower House's consolidated version of the Kasambahay bill.
Masbate City Mayor Socrates M. Tuason last Friday led city and barangay officials in pledging to keep the city's child laborers in school as they expressed support to the DOLE's campaign for child labor-free barangays.
Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday ordered DOLE-National Capital Region Director Atty. Alan Macaraya to keep an entertainment club on Roxas Boulevard, Area 51 KTV Entertainment Club, shuttered after the latter closed the establishment for employing minors in prostitution and obscene or lewd shows, in violation of existing laws, specifically Section 21(a) of DOLE Department Order No. 65-04.
When Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz visited Barangay Butong in Quezon, Bukidnon last week, one of the private sector partners she singled out for strongly supporting the DOLE’s Child Labor-Free Barangay Campaign was the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mountain View College (MVC) in Valencia City, managed and operated by the Seventh Day Adventist, has accommodated in its affiliate school in Bukidnon 80 children of sugarcane farm workers identified as child laborers.
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz over the weekend urged officials of the DOLE Regional Office No. 3 to spread the word about the anti-child labor good practices of Barangay Pulong-Buhangin, Sta. Maria, Bulacan, as she commended the barangay for sustaining its eight year-old anti-child labor program by ensuring it is not interrupted by changes in local administration.
Malolos City, Bulacan – Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz commended the local officials of Barangay Pulong Buhangin in Sta. Maria, Bulacan, led by Barangay Chairman Ricky Buenaventura for their efforts to make Pulong buhangin, a Child Labor-Free Barangay, during the launching of the Campaign for a Child Labor-Free Barangay, held in the covered court of its Barangay Hall.
A heap of torn sacks on the floor stained by coal suggested that it was overused by its owner for a long period of time. The sacks became a centrepiece material inside the covered court of Barangay Butong in Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay during the Child Labor-Free Barangay Launching headed by DOLE in partnership with the LGU of Diplahan and the Barangay Council of Butong last August 9.
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis yesterday commended the local government of Quezon, Bukidnon, led by Mayor Gregorio LL. Gue, as well as five of the town's barangays, for partnering with the DOLE and the International Labor Organization (ILO) in the establishment of a Child Labor Monitoring System that could help push back the incidence of child labor in the municipality, notably those working in the sugarcane farms.
City of San Fernando – With the Department of Labor and Employment’s aim to ensure the successful implementation of the Campaign for Child Labor-Free Barangays in Central Luzon, DOLE Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, together with the other government agencies, non-government agencies, private sectors, civic groups...
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday lauded Davao del Sur-based Nakayama Technology Corporation for its support to the government’s drive in preventing and eliminating the worst forms of child labor in Region 11, describing the company's anti-child labor efforts as the highest exercise of corporate citizenship.
A CHALLENGE FOR THE COMMUNITIES to take the struggle against child labor as their own struggle is sweeping the province of Quezon. After the successful launched of the action programme Child Labor Monitoring and Integrated Services Delivery System in six barangays of Catanauan, it’s the turn of the communities of City of Lucena to respond to the challenge as they launched CLM-ISDS in five barangays last July 25, 2012 in an assembly held at the Cultural Hall of Latter Day Saint, Lucena City. More than 200 people who participated in the launched collectively sent a strong message: “Together, let’s End Child Labor in our Communities Now!”