Category Archives: dole

Families of slain, wounded troopers in North Cot receive livelihood aid

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 06 October) —  Sixteen families of soldiers and police personnel in North Cotabato who were wounded or killed in the battle field received livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12. One of the beneficiaries was Lorlene Apostol whose husband, Sgt. Andrew Apostol, was killed in an […]

Sumifru told to regularize 1,687 banana plantation workers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered a multinational company operating a banana plantation in South Cotabato to regularize its 1,687 contractual workers. Sisinio Cano, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 12 director, said Friday their central office issued the order after junking last […]

Sumifru told to regularize 1,687 banana plantation workers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered a multinational company operating a banana plantation in South Cotabato to regularize its 1,687 contractual workers. Sisinio Cano, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 12 director, said Friday their central office issued the order after junking last […]

6,000 jobs up for grabs during Labor Day in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 April) – Around 6,000 job vacancies will be at stake during the upcoming Labor Day job and business fairs here spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12. Sisinio Cano, DOLE-12 regional director, said Thursday they have invited at least 80 employers and recruitment agencies […]

7k jobs available in two-day special job fair of DOLE

  DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 February) –The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 11 registered a total of 245 job seekers during the first day of the two-day special job fair for displaced NCCC Mall workers on Sunday at the Davao City Recreation Center. DOLE 11 communication officer Kriztja Marae Labrador told MindaNews on there […]

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Labor dep’t opens one-stop shop for OFWs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 11 opened on Friday its One Stop Shop Service Center for OFWs (OSSCO) which houses 16 government agencies that issue documentary requirements to overseas workers. During the opening ceremony at the Gaisano Mall of Davao, Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III said they heeded President Rodrigo R. […]

Dole Philippines opens new $20M plant in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) – Giant fruit producer Dole Philippines, Inc. has opened a new production facility worth US$20 million that could generate 1,500 additional jobs, officials said Wednesday. Randolph Fleming, Dole Philippines vice president and managing director, said the new plant is the firm’s largest single investment that could process 250,000 tons […]

Schools in Region 12 urged to get assistance for personnel displaced by K-12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 November) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 urged colleges and universities in the region to avail of the government’s assistance program for personnel who were displaced due to the full implementation of the K to 12 education program. Albert Gutib, DOLE-12 acting regional director, said Wednesday […]