Articles worth reading

Comelec ID not required for gov't aid

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said a voter’s identification card (ID) is not required to receive aid from the government during the enhanced community quarantine. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the DILG has made the announceme...

Federation of Free Workers (FFW)

Labor group lauds gov't officials for salary donation 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

A labor group lauded the decision of the majority of Cabinet officials to donate 75 percent of their salaries as additional funds to contain coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Sonny Matula, Federation of Free Workers (FFW) president, said they app...

DOTr to convert 2GO vessels into ‘quarantine ships’ 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) teamed up with 2Go Shipping to turn passenger vessels into "quarantine ships" for returning seafarers and overseas Filipino workers. As proposed by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on March 22, ...

Metro News

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)

DOLE offers financial assistance for workers

account_balanceMetro chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) disclosed a P1.3-billion financial assistance program for 250,000 Filipino workers who stand to temporarily lose their source of income due to the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. 

DOLE’s Order No. 209, series of 2020 or “Guidelines on the Adjustment Measures Program for Affected Workers due to Coronavirus Disease 2019” describes the program as a “safety net program that offers financial assistance support to affected workers in private establishments that have adopted flexible work arrangements or temporary closure during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

The program covers workers in private establishments affected by the COVID-19 from its onset in January until the lifting of stringent social distancing measures on April 14, unless extended.

How much is the financial assistance?

A one-time financial assistance equivalent to P5,000 shall be provided to affected workers in lump-sum, non-conditional, regardless of employment status.

Affected workers can avail the financial assistance through their employers, which are micro, small or medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Who are eligible to apply?

The applicant must be a private establishment that has implemented flexible work arrangements or temporary closures due to COVID-19.

What are the requirements?

Affected establishments must submit the following:

  • Establishment Report on the COVID-19 pursuant to Labor Advisory No. 9 Series of 2020
  • Company payroll for the month prior to the implementation of flexible work arrangement or temporary closure
  • What are the procedures?

Applications with complete documentary requirements shall be submitted online to the appropriate DOLE Regional Office or any of its provincial/field offices.

Applications shall be evaluated by concerned DOLE Regional Office within three working days from receipt thereof.

The following depending on the status of evaluation shall be issued to the applicant by the concerned DOLE Regional Office within three working days through e-mail:

  • For approved application: Notice of Approval
  • For denied application: Notice of denial

How the financial assistance can be disbursed?

The concerned DOLE Regional Office shall issue the financial support directly to the beneficiary’s payroll account through bank transfer withi two weeks upon receipt.

A notice of completion shall be issued to the affected establishment within three working days through e-mail.

Who will be denied of the financial assistance?

An applicant may be denied if it is ineligible, misrepresented facts in the application, or submitted falsified or tampered document.

date_rangeDate Published
3 weeks ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed)

53 Covid-19 patients recover at Makati Med

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode3 days ago

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) updates the latest relevant numbers for COVID-19 cases the hospital is handling.  According to the latest summary report, there are now 53 COVID-19 positive patients who have been either discharged or declared ...

DSWD adopts system to avoid duplication of cash subsidies

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it adopted “deduplication systems” to ensure that there will be no duplication in the delivery of cash emergency subsidy to 18 million low-income households. Justin Batocabe, D...

Pandemic should serve as a learning experience, says analyst

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

A political analyst said the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic should serve as a "learning experience" for voters. Local governments are prepared for natural hazards but many, if not all, are ill-prepared in "dealing with a pande...

Photo courtesy of: I Love Taguig

Taguig distributes P4,000 aid to drivers

account_balanceTaguig chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Tricycle, jeepney, and pedicab drivers started receiving P4,000 on Thursday from the Taguig City government as cash assistance from the local government to one of the sectors most affected by the enhanced community quarantine. During the initial dis...

Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)

DBM releases P100 billion for social amelioration

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said it released P100 billion to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to cover the funding requirements for the social amelioration programs.  The release is in pursuant to Republi...

Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

Filipinos have steady Internet connection amid quarantine

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

Internet access in the Philippines remains stable despite a few slowdowns during peak hours as many Filipinos are surfing the web while staying at home during the quarantine period, according to the Department of Information and Communications T...

Advertisement

×
Covid-19 tests to be free for Marikina residents Gov't to resolve data on cash aid beneficiaries Banks vow to remain open amid extended Luzon ECQ DOH launches hotline for free medical consultations Borrowers get another 30-day grace period NEDA chief proposes modified ‘lockdown’ Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature