Department of Labor and Employment (Philippines)

The Department of Labor and Employment (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Paggawa at Empleyo, commonly abbreviated as DOLE) is one of the executive departments of the Philippine government mandated to formulate policies, implement programs and services, and serve as the policy-coordinating arm of the Executive Branch in the field of labor and employment. It is tasked with the enforcement of the provisions of the Labor Code.[2]

Department of Labor and Employment
Kagawaran ng Paggawa at Empleyo
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).svg
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DOLE building, Intramuros, Manila
Department overview
FormedDecember 8, 1933
HeadquartersDOLE Building, Muralla corner General Luna Streets, Intramuros, Manila
Annual budget41.4 billion (2023) Decrease[1]
Minister responsible
Department executives
Websitewww.dole.gov.ph

HistoryEdit

The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) was founded on December 7, 1933, via Act No. 4121 by the Philippine Legislature. It was renamed as Ministry of Labor and Employment in 1978. The agency was renamed as a department after the People Power Revolution in 1986.[3]

List of the Secretaries of the Department of Labor and EmploymentEdit

BureausEdit

Attached AgenciesEdit

SealsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "People's Proposed Budget 2023" (PDF). Department of Budget and Management. Retrieved December 17, 2022.
  2. ^ "Labor Code of the Philippines". Philippine Government. Retrieved June 1, 2009.
  3. ^ "EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE 1999 ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT ON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT". Commission on Audit. Retrieved June 1, 2009.