Press Release / Labor And Employment

9 of 10 illegal foreign workers arrested, charged by NBI in 2018 are Chinese nationals

Senator Joel Villanueva is planning to resume the hearing on the influx of illegal foreign workers in the country…

Villanueva asks stakeholders: Rally support to pass ‘End of Endo’ bill

Senator Joel Villanueva sought the support of stakeholders as the Security of Tenure bill inched closer to…

First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act one step closer to becoming a law

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement on the "First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act" one step closer to becoming…

On 'End Endo' Bill Hurdles Interpellation

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement on the "End Endo" hurdles interpellation.

Alternative Working Arrangement bill hurdles second reading

The Senate approved on second reading the Alternative Working Arrangement bill that will give employers and…

MACWIE BILL: Magna Carta for Workers in the Informal Economy

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement on the magna carta for workers in the informal economy.

On Removing Barriers to Advancement for Women at Work

Senator Joel Villanueva's speech on the prohibited acts of discrimination against women on account of sex bill.

On DOLE oversight on issuance of special working permits by BI

Senator Joel Villanueva has pushed for the inclusion of a special provision that requires the BI to coordinate…

On Hanjin Crisis

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement on Hanjin crisis.

On OTS for neglect in providing benefits to employees

Senator Joel Villanueva criticized the Office of Transportation Security for its failure to provide the benefits…

On increased service incentive leave pay this Christmas season

Senator Joel Villanueva sponsored a measure that seeks to increase service incentive leave pay of private employees.

On Senate ratification of Corporation Code amendments to attract more investors

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the ratification of the bicameral conference committee report on the amendments…

On agencies’ inaction, negligence in monitoring influx of illegal foreign…

Senator Joel Villanueva slammed government agencies for their lack of monitoring and negligence in allowing…

On the arrest of Chinese workers in illegal online gambling

Senator Joel Villanueva's  statement on the recent arrest of Chinese workers involved in illegal online…

Villanueva condoles with kin of slain teacher in Bulacan

Senator Joel Villanueva extended his condolences to the family of a teacher who was shot to death in Bocaue,…

On miserable work conditions of OFW truckers in Denmark

Senator Joel Villanueva filed a resolution that seeks to investigate the reported miserable work conditions…

On Apo Cement layoffs of around 400 employees

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on Apo Cement layoffs of around 400 employees.

2-Year job extension not enough -Villanueva

Senator Joel Villanueva said the government should not only extend employment of contractual workers in the…

On NTC Bidding for 3rd Telco

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on NTC bidding for 3rd telco.

On the Rescue of 22 OFWs in Denmark

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on the immediate rescue of 22 OFWs from unsafe and substandard working…