Tag: Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)

One of former President Estrada’s best

One of former President Estrada’s best: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada describes Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Sec. Bienvenido Laguesma as one of the best Cabinet officials of his father, former Pres. Joseph Estrada. In throwing support to Laguesma’s confirmation before the Commission on Appointments (CA), Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Estrada said the returning DOLE chief brings…
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Manifestation of Support to the confirmation of Atty. Bienvenido E. Laguesma as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)

This is to convey my full support to the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of Atty. Bienvenido Estudillo Laguesma as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development, we will be working closely and frequently with the good Secretary in…
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Reverting TESDA to DOLE, a logical and sensible decision – Jinggoy

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada expressed belief that the move to revert back the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is part of the rightsizing efforts of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. “It’s a logical and sensible decision. And it’s consistent with the law,…
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Solon seeks to condone unpaid SSS contributions of ‘kasambahay’

MANILA – A senator has proposed to condone penalties for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contributions of household employers. Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Friday said the measure is a “win-win solution” after the PHP1,000 increase in the monthly salary of the kasambahay (household worker) in Metro Manila was approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in…
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Jinggoy wants unpaid ‘kasambahay employers’ SSS contributions condoned

Jinggoy wants unpaid ‘kasambahay’ employers’ SSS contributions condoned Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has filed a bill seeking to condone the penalties for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contribution of employers of household workers saying it would be a win-win solution for both. Estrada, in filing Senate Bill No. 43, said the proposed condonation would not…
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Jinggoy welcomes P1K wage increase for NCR ‘kasambahays’

Senator-elect Jinggoy Estrada thanked on Friday, June 24 the National Capital Region (NCR) Wage Board for increasing the daily wage of domestic workers or “kasambahays” by P1,000. The approved wage increase brings the total monthly salary of kasambahays to P6,000. ‘’Bilang principal author ng ‘Batas Kasambahay’, ipinaglaban at tinutukan natin ang pagtiyak na patas at…
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Estrada urges wage boards to study salary hike of household helpers outside NCR

Senator-elect Jinggoy Estrada on Friday urged other regional wage boards to study the possibility of increasing the salaries of household helpers in areas outside Metro Manila. Estrada, who authored Republic Act 10361 or Batas Kasambahay, made the statement after the National Capital Region Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (NCR-TWPB) approved a P1,000 increase in the monthly pay…
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Establishment of Manpower Data and Placement Center

The proposed National Manpower Data and Placement Center seeks to complement the existing Public Employment Service Office (PESO) law and the National Skills Registration Program (NSRP) by creating a specific unit within Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) that is focused on labor supply data and employment assistance. It is envisioned to be the local…
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Jinggoy Estrada supports TUCP minimum wage hike proposal for NCR workers

MANILA, Philippines — Former senator and Team Unity senatorial bet Jinggoy Estrada on Monday declared his support to the wage hike petition of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP). In a statement, Estrada said the wage increase is necessary since most Filipinos are suffering from the almost weekly hikes in oil prices that…
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Wage hike should come sooner than later—Jinggoy Estrada

Former senator Jinggoy Estrada on Friday said the country’s regional wage boards should expedite the study on possible wage increases amid the increases in the prices of fuel, food and other basic necessities. Estrada said that while he appreciates the instruction of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to study the wage hike, the target of…
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