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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 6, 2018

Apr 06, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday

On board and online: Why every seaman needs internet

Feb 08, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Internet access will not only benefit seamen but their employers as well says an expert on maritime research

Engine Cadet Zypert Barcelo is one of the lucky few seafarers given free internet access on board.

DOLE has no mandate on mine safety – Baldoz

Jul 21, 2015 - 7:18 PM

In the aftermath of the Semirara mining accident labor officials say that mine safety and sanitation are under the mandate of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau and the Department of Energy

Labor laws compliance system is 'landmark reform' – DOLE

Jun 01, 2015 - 12:26 PM

With the unfortunate incident happening under a system lauded for being a game changer in workplace assessment Aquino is under pressure to institute long lasting pro worker reforms

DEADLY BLAZE. A fire razes a slipper factory in Valenzuela City on May 13, 2015. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Domestic work is work

May 15, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Why do many people still not get this?

Gov’t to probe ‘pakyawan’ system in Valenzuela factory

May 14, 2015 - 9:41 PM

Workers hired by Kentex Manufacturing Corporation for short time projects including some of the 72 who died in the fire have no records in the company

LABOR STANDARDS VIOLATED. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II says the owners of the footwear factory in Valenzuela City, where  dozens of workers (examined here by police investigators) died in a fire, will be probed for violating occupational safety and health standards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Countries that meet PH labor standards for overseas workers

May 01, 2014 - 6:59 PM

According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration there are 76 countries which have in place protective measures for overseas Filipino workers