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LEES raises awareness of workers and employers in Marinduque

BOAC, MARINDUQUE - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through its Marinduque Field Office recently conducted an online seminar on Basic Labor and Employment Education Service (LEES) with 52 participants from 42 private establishments in the province.

The virtual seminar was conducted to promote awareness on labor relations and voluntary compliance with the existing labor laws. It also aimed to educate and provide knowledge on the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers, work ethics, values, skills and other relevant information to enable them to become responsible partners in building harmonious labor management relations and the attainment of decent and productive work.

In his opening remarks, Marinduque Provincial Director Peter James D. Cortazar shared the importance of awareness for everyone on the labor law especially on the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.

During the session proper, Glorializa Delos Santos, Chief of the Policy and Program Development Division of the Bureau Labor Relations (BLR) presented and discussed the LEES including the e-learning portal which serves as the Department’s repository of web-based teaching and learning materials on a wide array of topics covering general labor standards, occupational safety and health standards, labor relations, productivity and other labor and employment-related concerns, policies, programs, and services of the department.

On the other hand, Atty. Ramon A. Saura III, Mediator-Arbiter of BLR tackled about the guidelines on employment preservation upon the resumption of business operations which is applied to all the employees regardless of the employment status. 

DOLE MIMAROPA OIC Regional Director Albert E. Gutib graced the activity as he said, “DOLE is committed to provide our partners in the business sector with the latest issuances for you to be updated and be aware of especially during this time of pandemic. I hope this webinar will be of great help to all of us as we resume business operations.”

End/ Maria Cielo O. Orilla

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2020-10-15
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