Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz is a Filipino lawyer, civil servant, and labor arbiter. She is the current Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of the Philippines under the administration of PresidentBenigno Aquino III.
Baldoz was a practicing lawyer before she joined the Department of Labor and Employment.She is a consistent scholar from elementary up to her tertiary and post-graduate education, holds bachelor degrees in Arts & Science and Law, and a master degree in National Security Administration. She is a commissioned officer with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserve Force, Philippine Army, Armed Forces of the Philippines.
She had received two scholarships grants in industrial relations: a Colombo Plan scholarship in Australia and a US Agency for International Development (USAID) scholarship at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She holds the designation of Career Executive Service Officer I (CESO I), the highest career executive service rank in the Philippines.
Baldoz rose through the ranks from being a contractual staff at the Bureau of Labor Relations in 1975 to different positions in the Department of Labor and Employment such as mediator-arbiter in 1976, labor arbiter at the National Labor Relations Commission in 1982, Deputy Administrator, later Deputy Executive Director, and finally, Executive Director of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board in 1997
In 1998, she was named Undersecretary for Labor Relations and Management of the Department. During the time of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Baldoz was elevated to the position of Administrator of thePhilippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)
Labor Secretary, 2010-present
After Aquino won landslide in the 2010 presidential elections, Baldoz was tapped to join the cabinet to head the labor portfolio. She replaced then acting labor secretary Marianito Roque, a former Administrator of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
KUWAIT PROGRAM :
Meet And Greet with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Hon.Sec Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz
Friday November 28, 2014 @ Qadsiya Club, Judo Hall(2nd Floor)Hawally. 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
7:00AM – 8AM – Assembly time / Arrival of Participants
8AM – 9:30AM – ZUMBA
9:30AM – 10:30AM – VIDEOKE/GAMES/ENTERTAINMENT
10:30AM -11:30AM – Formation of Organization(preparing for the arrival of Labor Secretary and Delegates)
11:30am to 12:30PM – WELCOME PROGRAM
1) Christian and Muslim Prayer
2) Presentation of Participating Organization – by Host
3.) Message from Acting Ambassador Atty. Raul H. Dado
4.) Introduction of Guest – Labatt Cesar Chavez Jr.
5) Message – Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz
6.) Question and Answer portion – Please submit all written questions
to Danilo Sto Tomas Narag Jr. of DEMOLAY.
7) Presentation of Plaque of Appreciation to Guests -to be given
by FILCOM LEADERS
8) KAMUSTAHAN to all participating organizations, to be assisted by
9) LUNCH with FilCom Family- Boodle Fight
Sound, Venue and Stage – Arthur Joseph Fuellas Tabunda of Brigada OFW and Sir Noel.
Backdraft – Mikee Yunon of TISOK
Program – Xavier Topakz Hernandez of TROPA, Claire V. Constantino of Musik , Hengie Vargas Taton of PANIK.
SECURITY – CatsClaw, RUGBII and TROPA
FOODs – BISDAK, FHKA, and OFW Movement
Bouquet – Club Ilonggo
Garlands – Ilonggo International Association(IIA)
PLAQUE – Global Ilocano
TABLES and CHAIRS – RUBGII, BRIGADA OFW
MEDICAL TEAM – PANIK/PNA
Collection and Mounting of Banners – AKRHO
See you there !