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Serbisyong TUPAD in Gubat, Magallanes, Juban, Sorsogon intensified
 
Sorsogon- Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s battle to alleviate poverty due to economic crisis, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Bicol thru its Sorsogon Provincial Field Office in partnership with the Local Government Units of Gubat, Pilar, Magallanes and Juban, Sorsogon held simultaneous TUPAD orientations to three hundred (300) beneficiaries of impoverished communities of said municipalities. 

The program aims to provide emergency employment through beautification and tree planting in the selected barangays identified by the accredited co-partners to help the marginalized sector gain short term source of income while helping their communities.

Present during the orientation were Municipal Mayor Sharon Rose G. Escoto and staff of the Municipal Administrator’s Office of LGU Gubat; Mayor Carolyn C. Sy-Reyes and PESO Manager Ma. Annie L. Perete of LGU Pilar; Mayor Augusto Manuel M. Ragragio and PESO Manager Cynthia G. Extremadura of LGU Magallanes; and representatives from PESO of LGU Juban.

The beneficiaries will be employed for 10 days and expected to receive an amount of P3,100.00 each based on the minimum wage rate set by the RTWPB.

The beneficiaries were provided with briefing on Occupational Safety and Health, wages and signing of documentary requirements as well as distribution of PPEs was facilitated during the orientation.

Significantly, the Municipal Mayors expressed their gratitude to DOLE for its continued support in helping their respective constituents during these challenging times.

Meanwhile, Regional Director Ma. Zenaida A. Angara-Campita shared her aspirations to the beneficiaries, "TUPAD projects are our contribution in the government's Recovery Plan of providing emergency employment assistance to the informal workers who have lost their employment or livelihood due to the global health crisis.

#DOLEBicol
 
with a report from  ARLENE D. BONGALOS, MA. CRISTINA C. MACTAL and RUSSELL ULYSSES I. NIEVES

 
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MA. ZENAIDA A. ANGARA-CAMPITA, CESO III
Regional Director
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MA. ZENAIDA A. ANGARA-CAMPITA, CESO III

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