Secretary of Labor and Employment (Philippines)

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Secretary of Labor and Employment
Kalihim ng Paggawa at Empleyo
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).svg
SEC. SILVESTRE H. BELLO III.jpg
Incumbent
Silvestre Bello III

since June 30, 2016
AppointerThe President with the consent of the Commission on Appointments
Term lengthNo fixed term
Inaugural holderRamon Torres
FormationDecember 8, 1933
Websitewww.dole.gov.ph

The Secretary of Labor and Employment (Filipino: Kalihim ng Paggawa at Empleyo) is the Cabinet of the Philippines member in charge of the Department of Labor and Employment.

The current Secretary is Silvestre Bello III, who assumed office on June 30, 2016.

Facade, DOLE

List of Secretaries of Labor and Employment[edit]

(*) Acting Capacity

# Name Term Began Term Ended President
Secretary of Labor
1 Ramon Torres December 8, 1933 November 15, 1935 Insular Government
(American occupation)
2 Jose Avelino November 15, 1935 1938 Manuel L. Quezon
3 Sotero Baluyut 1938 1940
4 Leon Guinto 1940 December 1941
Secretary of National Defense, Public Works, Communications and Labor
5 Basilio J. Valdes December 24, 1941 August 1, 1944 Manuel L. Quezon
Secretary of Justice, Labor and Welfare
6 Mariano Eraña August 8, 1944 July 11, 1945 Sergio Osmeña
7 Marcelo Adurru July 12, 1945 May 28, 1946
Secretary of Labor
8 Pedro Magsalin May 28, 1946 April 15, 1948 Manuel A. Roxas
April 17, 1948 September 21, 1948 Elpidio Quirino
9 Primitivo Lovina September 21, 1948 December 21, 1950
10 Jose Figueras December 21, 1950 December 30, 1953
11 Eleuterio E. Adeveso March 10, 1954 April 21, 1954 Ramon Magsaysay
12 Angel M. Castaño August 22, 1954 March 17, 1957
March 17, 1957 December 30, 1961 Carlos P. Garcia
* Norberto B. Romualdez Jr. January 1962 1962 Diosdado Macapagal
13 Bernardino R. Ables 1962 1964 Diosdado Macapagal
14 Jose B. Lingad 1964 December 30, 1965
15 Emilio Q. Espinosa Jr. December 30, 1965 September 16, 1967 Ferdinand E. Marcos
16 Blas F. Ople September 16, 1967 1971
17 Adrian E. Cristobal 1971 1972
18 Blas F. Ople 1972 June 30, 1978
Minister of Labor and Employment
Blas F. Ople June 30, 1978 February 25, 1986 Ferdinand Marcos
Secretary of Labor and Employment
19 Augusto S. Sanchez March 25, 1986 June 30, 1992 Corazon Aquino
20 Ma. Nieves R. Confessor June 30, 1992 June 30, 1995 Fidel Ramos
21 Jose S. Brillantes July 1, 1995 January 16, 1996
22 Leonardo A. Quisumbing January 16, 1996 January 26, 1998
* Cresenciano Trajano January 26, 1998 June 30, 1998 Joseph Estrada
23 Bienvenido E. Laguesma June 30, 1998 January 20, 2001
24 Patricia A. Sto. Tomas January 20, 2001 2006 Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
25 Arturo D. Brion 2006 2008
26 Marianito D. Roque 2008 2010
27 Rosalinda Baldoz June 30, 2010 June 30, 2016 Benigno S. Aquino III
28 Silvestre Bello III June 30, 2016 Incumbent Rodrigo Duterte

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