Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III proudly announced to the DOLE Central Office, including the DOLE-Bureau of Local Employment, through a Memorandum dated 22 July 2021 the agency’s re-certification to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard by SOCOTEC Certification Philippines, Inc., a third-party ISO auditor. The third-party auditor also commended the DOLE’s Quality Management System (QMS) maturity after undergoing the re-assessment audit conducted on 21-20 June 2021.

Assistant Secretary and Concurrent BLE Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay commended the Bureau’s personnel for their continuous dedication to the improvement of the office’s QMS. The re-assessment audit proved the Department’s continued conformity and compliance to standards in delivering efficient services that are responsive to its clients and stakeholders.

Cited in the SOCOTEC Certification was the DOLE-BLE’s conformity to design, development, monitoring, and evaluation standards in programs such as the Alien Employment Regulation Program and Special Program for the Employment of Students. To this, the Bureau is further committed to reflect the ISO 9001:2015 Standard in its pursuit of effective and efficient employment programs and services, responsive labor market information, and proactive employment regulatory services. 




END/August 2021