The Context and Spirit of Department Order 174-17

  • April 10, 2017 - April 11, 2017
    4:00 pm - 1:00 am

Learn from former Labor Secretary Nitoy Roque as he discusses the context of Department Order No. 174 s. 2017, and how to ensure proper compliance

About the Speaker

Hon. Marianito “Nitoy” D. Roque

President of Workplace Compliance Solutions Plus, Inc.

Hon. Marianito “Nitoy” D. Roque is currently the President of Workplace Compliance & Solutions Plus, Inc. He served as Labor Secretary of Labor and Employment of the Philippines since July 2008. Mr. Roque started out as Employment Marketing Officer at the now defunct Overseas Employment Development Board, the forerunner of OWWA. In 1982, he served as Technical Assistant to the OWWA Administrator and Head of the agency’s Resources Management Unit. From 1986 to March 2004, he held the post of OWWA Director and eventually the post of Deputy Administrator. His stint with OWWA was marked by his authorship of innovative welfare programs and projects for overseas Filipino workers. Mr. Roque served as Administrator of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and serves as its Trustee. Mr. Roque served as a Director of Land Bank of the Philippines. He was a marketing professor at the Philippine Women’s University before he joined government. Mr. Roque earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at the De La Salle University and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Ateneo de Manila University.


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