Labor info systems to be available online-A A +A
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
SIX new information systems and subsystems will go online this year, courtesy of the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole).
These include the foreign labor operations; enhanced labor standards enforcement monitoring; registry of establishments information; case docket and monitoring (phase II); human resource information; and the virtual integrated system (phase I).
The first system will monitor all the activities and operations of labor attaches, including work and financial plans and actual accomplishments on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis.
The enhanced labor standards enforcement monitoring system will facilitate monitoring compliance of establishments with general labor standards occupational safety and health standards.
“It will also serve as a database of inspected establishments, monitored cases and corrections on violations as well as self-assessment and training advisory visits, regional performance and reports submitted by all Dole regional offices.”
The registry of establishments will be the database of all covered establishments, regardless of size and economic activity while the case docketing and monitoring is for improved online monitoring of all labor cases filed at various Dole offices, the department explained in a statement.
The HR info system, on the other hand, is a consolidation of payroll processing, employee profile, monitoring and computation of employee leaves, and shall facilitate the generation of reports as the need arises.
These innovative online systems and databases aim to make Dole transactions and processes more convenient, accessible and transparent.
The Professional Regulation Commission, an attached agency of Dole, will likewise make available this year its professional identification card availability verification; online verifications of eligibility and academic records; board examination application as well as online renewal application systems.
The National Wages and Productivity Commission, meanwhile, shall establish a legal support system to respond to the needs of researchers and policy-makers on wages and productivity issuances.
It shall have referencing and browsing capabilities to enable users to update databases embedded in the system at the functional level such as inquiry and file maintenance and shall develop a new library information system as well as a project monitoring and evaluation system. (CGC)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on January 10, 2012.