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DOLE pays-out more than PhP 2.2M TUPAD/emergency employment wages; benefits 630 MisOr workers

Cagayan de Oro City --- Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, represented by Department of Labor and Employment Undersecretary Renato L. Ebarle personally pays-out Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD) or DOLE’s emergency employment program worth PhP 2,299,500.00 to some 630 Misamis Oriental workers on 26 October 2021 at the municipalities of Salay and Balingoan, Misamis Oriental.


DOLE-X Regional Director Albert E. Gutib said the PhP 3,650.00/beneficiary serves as payment for the ten-day work on social community services like road cleaning, disinfection and sanitation of local government unit areas.


Gutib said Ebarle pays-out 318 beneficiaries in Balingoan Central School, Misamis Oriental from the Municipal governments of Balingoan with 80 beneficiaries; Kinoguitan (80); Medina (79); and Talisayan (79).


Likewise, Ebarle proceeds to Salay Municipal Gym, Misamis Oriental to pay the wages of 312 beneficiaries of the municipal governments of Salay with 80 beneficiaries; Sugbongcogon (72); Lagonglong (80); and Binuangan (80).


USEC Ebarle is joined by Misamis Oriental 1st Congressional District Representative Christian S. Unabia; Balingoan Municipal Mayor Aaron Paul S. Unabia; Salay Municipal Mayor Angelo G. Capistrano, Jr.; and DOLE-X Misamis Oriental Provincial Field Office Chief Errol A. Natividad.


DOLE’s TUPAD is a community-based package of assistance that provides emergency employment for displaced workers, underemployed and seasonal workers, for a minimum period of ten days, but not to exceed a maximum of 30 days, depending on the nature of work to be performed.


End/Mildred E. Dablio with additional reports of Monadette N. Balanay /DOLE-X




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