Parañaque Empowers Disadvantaged Workers Through TUPAD Program Orientation
The local government of Parañaque City conducted an orientation program for beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa mga Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Program. The event took place this morning at the San Antonio Valley 5 covered court in Barangay San Antonio.
The orientation was graced by the presence of Mayor Eric L. Olivarez, accompanied by First Lady Aileen Claire Olivarez, Amie Martin, officer-in-charge of the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), and Tess Basig, a representative from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Mayor Olivarez shared that a total of 563 beneficiaries from Parañaque City have been provided with employment opportunities through the joint efforts of PESO and DOLE. Among them, 162 beneficiaries hail from the first district, while 401 beneficiaries belong to the second district of the city.
These individuals are slated to work for ten days from September 25 to October 4, earning a daily wage of Php610.00, amounting to a total of Php6,100.00. They will be deployed to various locations, including government offices responsible for cleanliness, beautification, and sanitation, city libraries, schools, and barangays throughout the city.
Mayor Eric expressed his gratitude to DOLE, led by Regional Director Sarah Buena S. Mirasol, and DOLE MunTaParLas Field Office Director Jun Castillon, for their long-standing partnership with the local government of Parañaque in providing employment opportunities for the city's residents.
The TUPAD Program is a crucial initiative that helps mitigate the economic challenges faced by disadvantaged and displaced workers. Through such programs, local governments play a vital role in supporting their communities during challenging times, emphasizing the importance of collaboration between government agencies and local authorities.