About Us
Overview

The Department of Labor and Employment is the primary government agency mandated to promote gainful employment opportunities, develop human resources, protect workers and promote their welfare, and maintain industrial peace.

Name of agency Deparment of Labor and Employment
Mandate Promote gainful employment opportunities, develop human resources, protect workers and promote their welfare and maintain industrial peace.
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Personnel complement 46 as of CY 2020 plantilla positions

 

History

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) started as a small bureau in 1908. It became a department on December 8, 1933 with the passage of Act 4121. The Department of Labor and Employment stands as the national government agency 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.

    The organization and functions of the Department of Labor and Employment are in accordance with the provisions of Executive Order No. 126, as amended, the Labor Code of the Philippines , and other relevant and pertinent legislations.

    The Department has exclusive authority in the administration and enforcement of labor and employment laws and such other laws as specifically assigned to it or to the Secretary of Labor and Employment.
 
Vision, Mandate & Strategies

    Consistent with the national development plan, its vision is the attainment of full decent and productive employment for every Filipino worker. It is mandated to promote gainful employment opportunities, develop human resources, protect workers and promote their welfare and maintain industrial peace. To contribute in the attainment of the national employment goals, it adopts the following strategies:

     To carry out its mandate, the Department has 16 regional offices, 34 overseas posts, 6 bureaus, 7 staff services, and 11 agencies attached to it for policy and program supervision and/or coordination.


   DOLE MIMAROPA Key Officials

ATTY. JOFFREY M. SUYAO
 Regional Director
(043) 288-2129
 
 
 
ATTY. ERWIN N. AQUINO
Assistant Regional Director
(043) 288-2080
 
 
  
PHILIP D. RUGA 
Chief, Technical Support and Service Division
(043) 288-2080
 
 ROSEMARIE C. HUPANDA 
Acting Chief - Internal Management Service Dvision
(043) 288-2129
 
 
 
FIELD OFFICES
 
 

BERNARDO B. TORIANO

Chief LEO,  Occidental Mindoro Field Office

(043) 491-4656

 

RODERICK F. TAMACAY

Chief LEO, Oriental Mindoro Field Office

(043) 288-2272

 

PETER JAMES D. CORTAZAR

Senior LEO, Marinduque Field Office

(042) 754-7011

 

CARLO B. VILLAFLORES

Chief LEO, Romblon Field Office

(042) 567-5777

   
 

LUIS B. EVANGELISTA

Chief LEO, Palawan Field Office   
  
(048) 433-2208
 
 
 
 LIST OF LABOR INSPECTORS
 

EDRALIN B. MAGCALAYO

Senior LEO / CO-LIA

 

LORETA D. CATAPANG

Senior LEO

 

ENGR. RHEA J. PAITAN

Senior LEO

 


MARJUN S. MORENO

Senior LEO

GENER L. FRANCISCO

Senior LEO

CHRISTINE M. ESPINOSA

Senior LEO

 

   
     

ENGR. KIMBERLY D. OLICIA

Senior LEO

ENGR. CHARITY R. CABRAL

Senior LEO

MA. SOCORRO U. MARQUEZ

Senior LEO

KAREN A. BUGARIN

Senior LEO

ANNA DOMINIQUE C. MAGBANUA

LEO III

RENELL G. MAYO

LEO III

    
 

EMMANUEL ANTONIO P. PORTUGAL, JR.

LEO III

MYLENE A. LLENO

LEO III

JHOMER GREG P. ACEDILLO

LEO III

 
   

 

 

MARIA CIELO O. ORILLA

LEO III

 
 
 
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