DOLE: Job Application and possible COVID-19 vaccination on Labor Day

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has announced the job applications dates/ online registration and possible COVID-19 vaccination on Labor Day, May 1, 2021 for Local and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).

According Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III of DOLE, aside from the Job Fair Program, the Local and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) will have the chance to get vaccinated on the said date.

To quote from Sec. Bello’s statement via PNA through a virtual presser,

Aside from the jobs fair and job summit. If ever there are vaccines available, according to Sec. Galvez, he will be rolling out the vaccination program on May 1 for our workers especially to our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)

If the vaccines are there, he promised to give the OFWs and our workers in the essential services.

On COVID-19 vaccine quantity, he said,

He didn’t say the quantity. What is important, he said it is a good symbolism that on May 1 during the Labor Day celebration, the workers especially the OFWs will get vaccinated.

Secretary Bello added that they will seek permission to use the plaza near Manila City Hall as the possible COVID-19 vaccination site.

2021 Labor Day Job Application Schedule

Over 18,000 job vacancies from over 400 employers are reported to be available for the online job fair on May 1 to May 3, the department said.

For interested applicants, here’s the inclusive dates and registration links of the DOLE’s Labor Day “Trabaho Negosyo Kabuhayan” Job Fair Summit, courtesy of DOLE.

Region/OfficePlatform PartnersCovered Dates
CARJobstreetMay 1
NCRJobquestMay 1
IWorkbankMay 1 & 2
IIJobstreetMay 1-5
IIIVantagehunt.comMay 1
Hotjobs Bataan Portal (For Bataan Province)May 14
CALABARZONJobstreetMay 1
Zoom (For Laguna Province)May 1, 4-5
MIMAROPAJobstreetMay 1
VWorkbankApr 30 – May 2
VIMynimoMay 1
VIIMynimoMay 1
VIIIJobstreetApr 25 – May 1
IXJobstreetMay 1
XMynimoApr 30 – May 1
CARAGAJobstreetMay 1
POEAPOEA Online Services PortalMay 1

Vaccination on the Workplace

According on the Guidelines imposed by DOLE, in accordance with the existing laws, rules and regulation issued by the Department of Health (DOH) and Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), the covered establishments and employers shall adopt and implement the Vaccination Policy in the workplace as part of their Occupational Health Program.

No cost of vaccination in the workplace shall be charge against, directly or indirectly to the employees.

Contact DOLE

Should you have concerns related to Labor Day Job Summit, you may also reach the Department of Labor and Employment at the following contact details:

24/7 DOLE Hotline: 1349
Facebook: @laborandemployment
Twitter: http://@laborgovph

Address: Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Building, Muralla Wing cor. General Luna St., Intramuros, Manila, 1002, Philippines


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12 comments… add one
  • JOSE SOLAYAO LABRO Apr 29, 2021 @ 12:53

    Send me a vacant jobs

  • Romil Waga Apr 29, 2021 @ 13:04

    How about the financial assistance? I didn’t get anything from DOLE as an OFW-Seaman!

  • Jinky Mariano Apr 29, 2021 @ 14:08

    Pls send me a vacant job,thanks

  • Hanna gee M. Gayo Apr 29, 2021 @ 14:39

    Please send me a vacant job

  • Fatima Dima Apr 29, 2021 @ 21:08

    Good evening, can I know what is the vacant position?

  • Lany Manalansan May 1, 2021 @ 9:44

    How to apply

  • Janeth Malala Colcol May 1, 2021 @ 9:51

    Please send me a vacant job,, I’m OFW

    • Ren Macabudbud May 1, 2021 @ 9:55

      Hello Janeth, all vacants position for DOLE’s job hiring announcements for labor day are posted in the article. We request to visit their official website as well for more info.

  • Janeth Malala Colcol May 1, 2021 @ 9:59

    I’m 49 years old,, I’m OFW, i need a job, what is a good job for me.?

  • Edmalyn Mengote May 1, 2021 @ 12:18

    How to apply?

  • Rogen Brillantes May 2, 2021 @ 21:38

    How to apply?

  • Mark Japet Arnado May 2, 2021 @ 22:33

    How to apply as a contact tracer ??

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