Mambajao, Camiguin — The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. X (DOLE-X) – Camiguin (Cam) Provincial Field Office (PFO), together with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Camiguin Federation (PCAF) conducted its first monthly meeting on 23 January 2018 at Katunggan Park, Benoni, Mahinog, this province.

DOLE-X Cam PFO Chief Emmanuel G. Toledo explained that the activity was aimed at assessing the performance of the PESO for CY 2017 and at the same time set the 2018 targets and plans.

PCAF President Atanacio P. Lusdoc, Jr. facilitated the discussion of the 2017 performance assessment; Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) Implementation; Career Guidance Coaching; Philippine Talent Map Initiative; and the National Skills Registry Program/Public Employment Information System. Likewise, changes in the guiding rate for SPES were addressed. Agreed also was the timeline on the submission of SPES documents to ensure the prompt payment of salaries.

On the other hand, PCAF confirmed its participation for the upcoming Regional PESO Year-End and Planning Assessment on 31-31 January 2018 at Mallberry Business Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.

Highlighted in the meeting is the commitment on the Institutionalization of Barangay Public Employment Desk as requested by Guinsiliban PESO Manager Sandra T. Udang on the appearance of Toledo in the Sangguniang Barangay Session on 5 February 2018. Also, Catarman PESO Manager Mac Steven dela Riarte invited the PFO Chief to orient their local chief executives on Barangay Public Employment Service.

Moreover, the budget allocation of the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program and the Tulong Panghanapbuhay Para sa Displaced/Disadvantaged workers programs was extensively presented to encourage the PESO to facilitate the timely submission of project proposals of their constituents.

In conclusion, the members committed their support on the Department’s employment programs and services.

End/Annalyn A. Laser/LEO II/PFO Camiguin



From left: Catarman PESO Staff Mac Steven dela Riarte; Mahinog PESO Manager Engr. Benito Paderanga; Sagay PESO Manager Hon. Edgar Dagaraga; Guinsiliban PESO Staff Geneve Oyan; Mahinog PESO Staff Ivy Cuarez; LGU Province PESO staff Christy Caballes; Guinsiliban PESO Manager Sandra T. Udang; DOLE-X Cam PFO staff Analyn Laser; Mambajao PESO Manager Atanacio P. Lusdoc, Jr.; Mambajao PESO Staff Esteven Jay Agbu during the PCAF Monthly Meeting on 23 January 2018 at the Katunggan Park, Benoni, Mahinog, Camiguin. (Photo source: DOLE-X Camiguin PFO) 


The PESO Camiguin Federation members attend their first meeting on 23 January 2018 at Katunggan Park, Benoni, Mahinog, Camiguin. (Photo source: DOLE-X Camiguin PFO)