In an aim to continually update workers and employers in the region about relevant policies and developments in labor, the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office 1 (DOLE RO1) has launched its online labor education platform.

The online learning sessions are dubbed “ADALEN: Advocating for Digitally-Accessible Labor Education in the New Normal.” Adalen is Iloko word which means “to learn” or “be familiar with.”

DOLE RO1 Regional Director Exequiel Ronie A. Guzman said this innovation aimed to provide an avenue for workers and employers to equip themselves with vital knowledge on general labor standards (GLS), occupational safety and health (OSH) standards, work ethics and values, workplace productivity, among other essential topics.

“While the Labor and Employment Education Services (LEES) is an institutionalized program of DOLE, we endeavor to intensify it by harnessing the power of digital channels for better accessibility and convenience to our stakeholders” he said.

“It shall also be a platform for us in DOLE to regularly touch base with our primary clientele – workers and their employers – to know their concerns and experiences in the new normal.”
The free webinar sessions run for three hours via the Zoom platform, and are held every other Fridays.

Interested participants may register through the link:

The kick-off session was held on October 28, 2022, to coincide with the Global Media and Information Literacy Week.


Last Updated on November 14, 2022 by Justin Paul Marbella