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Regulatory Agencies | Department of Labor and Employment

Department of Labor and Employment

The DOLE is the executive department of the Philippine government that is tasked with the enforcement of the provisions of the Labor Code.


The Department of Labor and Employment is mandated as the primary policy-making, programming, coordinating and administrative entity of the Executive Branch of the government in the field of labor and employment. It assumes the primary responsibilities of promoting gainful employment opportunities and optimizing the development and utilization of the country’s manpower resources; advancing workers’ welfare by providing for just and humane working conditions and terms of employment; and maintaining industrial peace by promoting harmonious, equitable, and stable employment relations that assure equal protection for the rights of all concerned parties.


The DOLE’s continuing mission is to promote gainful employment opportunities, develop the country’s human resources, protect workers and promote their welfare, and maintain industrial peace


Its long-term vision is that every Filipino worker attains full, decent and productive employment.



DOLE Building, Muralla Wing cor. General Luna St. Intramuros, Manila

Telephone No. +632-527-3000, 

DOLE Hotline: 1349

DOLE Call Center


Last updated on 06/01/2018