Albert E. Gutib
REGIONAL DIRECTOR, Department of Labor and Employment X
Welcome to the official homepage of the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. X or DOLE- X.
The Department, through the initiative of Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, has made this website more accessible to you.
We have kept ourselves to the needs of the times especially on the field of information technology in bringing our programs and services closer to our clientele. In just one click on Services, Programs and Projects, is a brief comprehensive array of services that are ready for browsing. These are all in line with the Department’s thrust and mandate to promote gainful employment opportunities, develop human resources, protect workers and promote their welfare, and maintain industrial peace.
To update you on the current public communications, you may visit News Archives, Labor Advisories, and the Region’s Calendar of Events. On the latest minimum wage of the region, click Minimum Wage Order and it will link you to the site of our National Wages and Productivity Commission. We even have Downloadable Forms to make it easier for you to transact official business. For transparency’s sake, we post our needs in Invitation to Bid. And yes, this website is ready to answer online Legal Queries to help researchers, lawyers, workers, labor organizations, employers, and students.
For suggestions and comments on how to make our services better for you, please call our Hotline DOLE 2917 from your Globe or TM mobile phones, or 908-2917 from your fixed-line phones for free. You can also text (SMS) us at 2910, or call us at (088) 8571658 and (08822) 727682 or write us at our Contact Address.
We are glad to be of service to you.
Maayong adlaw kaninyong tanan!
The Department of Labor and Employment is the primary government agency mandated to promote gainful employment opportunities, develop human resources, protect workers and promote their welfare, and maintain industrial peace.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) started as a small bureau in 1908. It became a department on December 8, 1933 with the passage of Act 4121. The Department of Labor and Employment stands as the national government agency 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.
The organization and functions of the Department of Labor and Employment are in accordance with the provisions of Executive Order No. 126, as amended, the Labor Code of the Philippines , and other relevant and pertinent legislations.
The Department has exclusive authority in the administration and enforcement of labor and employment laws and such other laws as specifically assigned to it or to the Secretary of Labor and Employment.