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Fair recruitment

ILO launches a new project
for fair recruitment in the Philippines

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a new project to promote fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors.


The Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment, or FAIR, was launched on 3 August 2016 in Manila. In partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), this 3-year project further aims to reduce cases of deceptive and coercive practices during the recruitment process, and to test new intervention models to regulate effectively and create fair recruitment options for migrant workers.

Read more Fair recruitment

Partnerships

ILO Regional Director's first country visit
to the Philippines

Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Asia meets with the Philippine govenrment represented by Secretary Silvestre Bello III of the Department of Labor and Employment, workers and empoyers organizations during her first country visit to the Philippines in August 2016. The meeting with the consituents discussed partnership and support to the Philippines on decent work and the Sustainable Development Goals. Ms Nishimoto also extended the invitation to be part of the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting, which will be held on 6-9 December 2016 in Bali, Indonesia. 


Labour inspection

ILO and DOLE hold area wide consultations
on labour inspection

By: Cerilyn Pastolero, Project Officer
Building the Capacity of the Philippine Labour Inspectorate

The ILO, through the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) funded project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines’ Labour Inspectorate, has conducted a series of area wide consultations to validate gap analysis for Conventions on labour inspection and the proposed Labor Laws Compliance System (LLCS) Bill.

Read more Area wide consultations on labour inspection


Child labour

National consultation to reduce child labour
in artisanal and small-scale gold mining

Over 50 representatives from government agencies, employers and workers organizations and national coalition on artisanal and small-scale gold mining joined a consultation workshop to reduce child labour and to improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.

The workshop was part of the inception phase a four-year project funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL), known as the Convening Stakeholders to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (COSTREC-ASGM).

Read more Reduce child labour in artisanal and small-scale gold mines
 

Youth employment

Global youth unemployment is on the rise again


Non-standard forms of employment

Senate hearing on labour contractualization

The Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources , chaired by Senator Joel Villanueva, has conducted a hearing on labour contractualization. The hearing was held in Senate on Tuesday, 27 September 2016. Ms Diane Lynn Respall, Senior Programme Officer a.i. of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines was among the resource speakers. 

Read more Senate hearing on labour contractualization

Decent Work for Domestic Workers
Photos ©ILO/J. Aliling

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