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DOLE AIMS TO RELEASE LIST OF 'LABOR-ONLY CONTRACTING' COMPANIES BEFORE LABOR DAY



The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said the agency is targeting to release an initial list of companies engaged in labor-only contracting before May 1 or Labor Day.

On April 17, President Rodrigo Duterte released a memorandum order directing the agency to conduct an inventory on companies engaged or suspected to be engaged in labor-only contracting.

President Duterte's directive came days after announcing that he would no longer signed the executive order on contractualization and instead certify the Security of Tenure bill as a priority bill.

Maglunsod added, they are confident that President Duterte will make a significant announcement on Labor Day on the welfare of workers.