Press Release / Labor And Employment

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…

On 3rd Telco Entry to Boost Implementation of Work-from-Home Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva said that the entry of a third telco could boost the implementation of the proposed…

'Work-from-Home Bill' only one step closer to becoming a law

Senator Joel Villanueva authored and sponsored the bill encourages employers to allow telecommuting or the…

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…