Press Release / Labor And Employment

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.

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…