Lobregat-DOLE employs 500 TUPAD workers PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 17 November 2018 12:41


Congressman Celso L. Lobregat in coordination with the  Department of Labor and Employment – 9 (DOLE-9) continued its job program in giving temporary employment to less fortunate constituents of District 1.

Under the Tulong Pangkabuhayan para sa mga Dis-advantaged Workers (TUPAD), Congressman Lobregat identifies the barangays in his district who may avail of such employment program, wherein the respective barangay officials also recommends and certifies interested applicants that they are indeed indigent.

"This temporary employment program is beneficial to our poor families, they will be working with pay for the period of 15 days and will be receiving the minimum wage as government employees," Lobregat said.

There are 37 barangays, which were identified by Lobregat to avail of this laudable government program, and these include Ayala, Baluno,Baliwasan, Capisan, Cawit, Cabatangan, Calarian, Camino Nuevo, Campo Islam, Canelar,Dulian-Upper Pasonanca, Labuan, La Paz, Limpapa, Maasin, Malagutay,Mariki, Pamucutan, Pasonanca, Recodo, Rio Hondo, San Jose Cawa-Cawa, San Jose Gusu, San Roque,Sinubong, Sinunuc, Sta.Barbara, Sta.Maria,Sto.Niño, Tulungatung, Tumaga, Zone 1,Zone2, Zone 3 and Zone 4.

These TUPAD workers composed the Cluster A&B in the 37 barangays of the First District.

Lobregat also bared that he was also able to secure funds for the 2nd Batch of the TUPAD program which will be implemented by December, this year.-Dexter Yap