Press Release / Labor And Employment

Tech-voc carries full potential to deliver more, better jobs - Villanueva

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement in celebration of National Tech-voc Day.

On Signing of 'Safer Workplace' Law

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the signing of "Safer Workplace" law that seeks to amend the 41-year old Labor…

On labor issues concerning regularization of PLDT, NutriAsia workers

Senator Joel Villanueva's started his inquiry on labor issues arising from the regularization of employees,…

It's time to end the evils of contractualization -Villanueva

Senator Joel Villanueva delivered his sponsorship speech on the Security of Tenure Bill.

On DOLE clarificatory order on the regularization of 7,300 PLDT workers

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement on DOLE's clarificatory order on the regularization of 7,300 PLDT workers.

On the Alleged Suicide of 2 OFWs in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on the alleged suicide of two OFWs in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.

On skills-ready workers for 1.1M jobs under Build, Build, Build program

Senator Joel Villanueva called on the government to address the job-skills mismatch in the country given the…

On the death of OFW Henry John Acorda

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on the death of OFW Henry John Acorda.

On PH’s low unemployment rate for April 2018

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the results of the survey conducted by the PSA which showed that the unemployment…

Villanueva Releases Committee Report on ‘Endo’ Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva released the committee report on Senate Bill No. 1826 or the "Security of Tenure and…

On the passage of Work-from-Home Bill in HoR

Senator Joel Villanueva statement on the passage of Work-from-Home bill in the House of Representatives.

On the passage of Work-from-Home Bill in HoR

Senator Joel Villanueva statement on the passage of Work-from-Home bill in the House of Representatives.

On signing of law curbing red tape in applying, operating businesses in PH

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the signing into law of a landmark legislation which seeks to address delays…

On bill institutionalizing social welfare attaches in countries with high concentration…

Senator Joel Villanueva sponsors a bill institutionalizing social welfare attaches in countries with high concentration…

Closing remarks on the hearing on abuses and deaths of OFWs abroad

Senator Joel Villanueva's closing remarks on the hearing on abuses and deaths of OFWs abroad.  

Transcript of interview on OFW abuses

Transcript of ambush interview with Senator Joel Villanueva on OFW abuses.

Villanueva welcomes ratification of Occupational Safety and Health Standards Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the ratification of the reconciled version of the bill strengthening compliance…

Congress Bicam OKs Work Safety and Health Standards Bill

A bicameral conference committee has approved a bill strengthening compliance with occupational safety and…

On Bill Creating Central Luzon Investment Corridor

Senator Joel Villanueva seeks passage of bill creating Central Luzon as an investment corridor.

On the total lifting of deployment ban to Kuwait

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on the total lifting of deployment ban to Kuwait.