DOLE employs 328 workers in Camiguin under emergency employment
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, October 16 — The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. 10 (DOLE-10), through its Camiguin Provincial Field Office (Cam PFO) and in partnership with the Provincial Government of Camiguin, conducted an orientation to some 328 beneficiaries, under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay Para sa Ating mga Displaced/Disadvantaged Workers Program (TUPAD) on 30 September 2015 at Camiguin Convention Center.
A total of P1M was allocated for the salaries of the TUPAD workers and beneficiaries were enrolled under the micro-insurance of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) as part of their social protection.
Likewise, Camiguin PFO OIC Head Arlyn Zamayla-Bael, together with the provincial governor signed its employment contracts and distributed the Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), such as long-sleeved t-shirts, hats, masks, and pairs of gloves.
Bael said TUPAD is a component of the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) which have a minimum of 10 days employment period with P308.00/day for the Municipality of Mambajao and P306.00/day for the rest of the municipalities in Camiguin Province.
The employment period covered is 5-14 October 2015.
DOLE-10 Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante highlighted that the emergency employment program of DOLE will help the beneficiaries augment their income even in a short period.
Governor Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo appreciated the P1M financial grant of the Department for his constituents. Camiguin is a recipient of the different programs and services of DOLE in its efforts to alleviate the economic condition of the province. (Jovelyn V. Perez/DOLE-X)