Tag Archives: Department of Labor

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US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are unrelated to their main jobs and do not offer tips, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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DOTr on full alert due to ‘Ompong’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and all its attached agencies and offices are on full alert to ensure the safety of passengers as Typhoon “Ompong” hits the northern part of the country.

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DOLE to ease requirements for Boracay workers’ financial aid

Getting financial aid from the government will soon be easier for displaced formal sector workers of this island, the Department of Labor and Employment said.

BAN Toxics, ILO call for an end to child labor in small-scale mining Formalization of sector eyed as critical solution

BAN Toxics, together with the International Labor Organization (ILO), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Labor (DOLE), today called for an end to child labor in the Philippines. The call came during the event, “Makiisa para sa #1MBatangMalaya” (One with children to end child labor) which featured the launch of three major initiatives to combat child labor in the country.