Press Release / Labor And Employment

On Approval of Free Tech-Voc Education Bill in HoR

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the passage of free tech-voc education bill on third and final reading in…

On Ratification of Bicam Report on 'Work-from-Home' Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the Senate ratification of the bicameral conference committee report on the…

On the Approval on Final Reading of the Social Welfare Attaché Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the approval on final reading of the Social Welfare Attaché Bill as…

On the passage of the “First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act" on third…

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the passage of the “First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act" on third and…

Delay passage of TRABAHO bill if it will cause unemployment -Villanueva

Senator Joel Villanueva said that the passage of TRABAHO bill should be better off delayed if it would only…

On 2nd-reading Approval of Social Welfare Attaches Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomes the 2nd-reading approval of bill institutionalizing social welfare attaches…

On Duterte’s Certification of Security of Tenure Bill as Urgent

Senator Joel Villanueva hails Duterte’s certification of Security of Tenure Bill as urgent.

On the proposed Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva discussed anew several bills aimed to protect the rights of seafarers.

On Unfilled Positions, Low Obligation Rate of DOTr

Senator Joel Villanueva questioned DOTr Sec. Arthur Tugade on the many unfilled positions under his department…

On Separate Department for OFWs

Senator Joel Villanueva resumed its hearing regarding the bill creating the Department of Migration and Development…

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…