“The JobStart Philippines Act is now a law,” Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay happily announced to the JobStart Philippines Program-implementing Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Offices and Public Employment Services (PESO) representatives who were participating in the Orientation on JobStart Funding Disbursement and Utilization Guidelines, 30 June 2016, at the Hotel Jen in Pasay City.
More than 380 career advocates, government officials, academe, employers and industry heads attended the 3rd National Career Advocacy Congress (NCAC) last 26-27 May 2016 at the Midas Hotel, Pasay City.
The Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, headed the industry leaders’ consultation meeting last 3 February 2016 at OSEC Conference Room, DOLE Building, Intramuros, Manila. OIC-Undersecretary Nicon F. Fameronag, Assistant Secretary Katherine B. Brimon, and Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique R. Tutay were with the labor chief in the activity.
Poor but deserving students can take advantage of the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) this summer vacation. Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique R. Tutay shared this in an interview with DZMM last 12 March 2016. Director Tutay said that SPES aims to help high school, technical or vocational, and tertiary students aged 15 to 24 to finish their studies.
Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between DOLE and JobStreet.com Philippines and Hallo Hallo Inc. were renewed to build up the labor market information (LMI) dissemination efforts of the government. A ceremonial signing of the renewal MOUs was held during the latest Kapihan at Balitaan, a DOLE-initiated media forum series held last 28 March 2016 at the Midas Hotel, Pasay City.