Press Release / Labor And Employment

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.

On Partial Lifting of Deployment Ban to Kuwait, Emphasizes Need for TESDA Certification…

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the partial lifting of the ban on the deployment of OFWs to Kuwait following…

On signing of MOA for OFW protection

Senator Joel Villanueva hails signing of Memorandum of Agreement for OFW protection.  

On PH, Kuwait Agreement to Sign Deal for OFW Protection

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on Philippine-Kuwait agreement to sign the deal for OFW protection.

On Duterte’s Issuance of EO vs “endo”

Senator Joel Villanueva lauds Duterte’s issuance of EO vs “endo”.

Labor Day

Senator Joel Villanueva’s Labor Day message.

On Duterte’s Move to Repatriate OFWs from Kuwait

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to repatriate OFWs from…

Tulong Trabaho at Kabuhayan Project in Tarlac

Senator Joel Villanueva is set to turnover training scholarships and livelihood assistance for the indigenous…

DZMM interview on ‘End of Endo Bill’ as priority bill

Transcript of Senator Joel Villanueva’s DZMM interview on the president’s move to certify ‘End…

On Duterte’s Plan to Certify ‘End of Endo’ Bill as Urgent

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to certify as a priority bill Senate…

On DOLE to Ensure Safe Workplaces Following Deadly Crane Collapse in Pasay

Senator Joel Villanueva urged the DOLE to focus its work in ensuring that businesses comply with occupational…

Calamity funds not enough to help displaced workers - Villanueva on Boracay shutdown

Senator Joel Villanueva expressed his concerns on the haste to close Boracay island for six months effective…

On DOLE Order for Jollibee to Regularize Workers

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on DOLE's order for Jollibee to regularize workers.  

Villanueva Hails Death Sentence for Demafelis’ Employers

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the decision of a Kuwaiti court to punish the employers of murdered Filipina…

On Deadly Manila Pavilion Fire

Senator Joel Villanueva called on DOLE to shape up in enforcing Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS)…

On Bills Prohibiting Acts of Discrimination, Sexual Harassment Against Women in…

The Senate Committee on Labor, Employment, and Human Resources Development chaired by Senator Joel Villanueva…

On the Approval of the Reservist Employment Rights Act

Sen. Joel Villanueva's speech on the approval of the Reservist Employment Rights Act.

"More jobs created in 2018" - Villanueva

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the results of the 2018 Labor Force Survey round conducted by the PSA which…