Department of Labor and Employment (Philippines)

Summary

Department of Labor and Employment
Kagawaran ng Paggawa at Empleyo
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).svg
Department overview
FormedDecember 8, 1933
HeadquartersDOLE Building, Muralla corner General Luna Streets, Intramuros, Manila
Annual budget₱36.61 billion (2021)[1]
Department executives
  • Vacant, Secretary
  • Danilo P. Cruz, Undersecretary
  • Nicon Fameronag, Undersecretary
  • Hans Leo Cacdac, Undersecretary
  • Lourdes Trasmonte, Undersecretary
  • Ma. Teresa Soriano, Assistant Secretary
  • Ma. Joji Aragon, Assistant Secretary
  • Rebecca Calzado, Assistant Secretary
Websitewww.dole.gov.ph
Facade, DOLE

The Department of Labor and Employment (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Paggawa at Empleyo, commonly abbreviated as DOLE) is one of the executive departments of the Philippine government mandated to formulate policies, implement programs and services, and serve as the policy-coordinating arm of the Executive Branch in the field of labor and employment. It is tasked with the enforcement of the provisions of the Labor Code.[2]

History

The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) was founded on December 7, 1933 via the Act No. 4121 by the Philippine Legislature. It was renamed as Ministry of Labor and Employment in 1978. The agency was renamed as a Department after the 1986 EDSA Revolution in 1986.[3]

List of the Secretaries of the Department of Labor and Employment

Bureaus

  • Bureau of Local Employment (BLE)
  • Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR)
  • Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC)
  • Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC)
  • International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB)
  • National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO)

Attached Agencies

  • Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC)
  • Institute for Labor Studies (ILS)
  • National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB)
  • National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)
  • National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP)
  • National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC)
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)
  • Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)
  • Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)
  • Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)

Seals

References

  1. ^ https://www.dbm.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GAA/GAA2021/TechGAA2021/DOLE/DOLE.pdf
  2. ^ "Labor Code of the Philippines". Philippine Government. Retrieved June 1, 2009.
  3. ^ "EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE 1999 ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT ON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT". Commission on Audit. Retrieved June 1, 2009.