Press Release / Labor And Employment

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…

Protection and Job Security for AFP Reservists

Senator Joel Villanueva sought the protection and job security of AFP reservists who are called to fulfill…

"No OFW should die in the hands of abusive employers" -Villanueva

Senator Joel Villanueva scrutinized the government’s labor protection policies for overseas Filipino…

Senate Approval of Safer Workplace Bill on Third Reading

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the Senate's approval on third and final reading of Senate Bill No. 1317 or…

Valentine Gift to Workers -- A Safer Workplace For All

The Senate on Valentine's Day passed on second reading Senate Bill No. 1317 or “An Act Strengthening…

Lauds Signing of Law Declaring August 25 as National Tech-Voc Day

Senator Joel Villanueva lauded the signing of Republic Act No. 10970 declaring August 25 of every year as National…

Bill Punishing Violators of Occupational Safety and Health Standards Hurdles Senate…

Senators finished the period of interpellation on Senate Bill No. 1317 or “An Act Strengthening Compliance…

On 2nd Reading of 'Handbook for OFWs Bill' to Protect Migrant Workers’ Rights

Senator Joel Villanueva lauded the Senate approval on second reading of a bill that seeks to mandate the POEA…

Urges DOLE to Prepare Contingency Plan for OFWs Who may be Affected by Deployment…

Senator Joel Villanueva urged the DOLE to prepare its contingency plan for the OFWs who may be affected by…

Senate Committee on Labor Tackles Bills Granting Additional Leave Benefits to Employees

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

Hails Signing of Law Institutionalizing "Philippine Qualifications Framework

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Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the signing into law of a landmark legislation that seeks to institutionalize…

Calls on DOH to Recognize TESDA-Trained Therapists, Simplify "No License, No…

Senator Joel Villanueva called on the DOH to simplify its licensure regulations for massage therapists following…

On Exempting Fresh Grads from Paying Government Fees Moves to Senate Plenary

Senator Joel Villanueva sponsored Senate Bill No. 1629 or the “First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act"…

Senate Approves Villanueva's Service Charge Bill on Final Reading

The Senate approved on third and final reading a bill which would allow restaurant and hotel employees 100…