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Ople Center condemns tragic events involving OFWs

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  July 22, 2014   Below is the official statement by Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute headed by Ms. Susan “Toots” Ople in reaction to the latest spate of tragic incidents involving Filipino workers abroad: “The OFW sector condemns the beheading of a Filipino construction worker in Libya and the missile attack that downed a commercial plane ... Read More »

Online petition vs age discrimination at work snowballs

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May 9, 2014 An online petition spearheaded by a non-government organization has garnered broad support across socio-economic groups – gaining a thousand signatures in less than 24 hours – as it called on Congress to pass a law prohibiting age discrimination in the workplace. Spearheaded by the Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute headed by former labor undersecretary Susan ... Read More »