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DOLE 2 records 91% Case Disposition Rate before the end of 2019


TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan---A total of 1,278, out 1,410 inspection conducted, disposed Labor Standard cases revealing a 91% disposition rate was recorded by the Department of Labor and Employment – Regional Office No. 02 (DOLE 2) before the end of CY 2019.


According to DOLE 2 Regional Director, Atty. Evelyn R. Ramos, a total of 69.43 million pesos monetary awards benefiting 3,301 workers was achieved resulting to a high compliance rate.


“We at DOLE 2 strived hard to achieve high rating this year.  This accomplishment is a manifestation that DOLE is committed in promoting industrial peace in the region, assuring that both the employers and employees are entitled to their basic rights,” Atty. Ramos underscored.


Of the 1,278 disposed cases, 888 of it originated from the conduct of Routine Inspections, while 183 and 4 cases were from Complaint Inspections and Occupational Safety and Health investigations, respectively.


In addition, 485 cases handled were issued with Compliance Orders with a total monetary awards amounting to 47.36 million pesos benefiting 1,673 workers.


Meanwhile, Atty. Ramos commended the efforts of the Labor Standard Unit of DOLE 2 in resolving the cases peacefully and speedily. 


“We also thank the employers for their settlement and compliance.  We at DOLE will continue to ensure that Labow Laws are complied, specially the rights of every worker,” the Lawyer Director said. (END/JVP/RBE).

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