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DOLE-SK, in partnership with the LGU-Tacurong Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and Sultan Kudarat Tripartite Industrial Peace Council (SKTIPC) conducted a Jobs Fair and Kasambahay Registration on May 1, 2013 at the City Hall Grounds, Tacurong City.
Seven agencies laid out employment opportunities during the Fair: KCC Mall of Marbel; Kenram Industrial Development Inc.; Kimsan Plaza Inc.; SWANA Mercantile; Non-Stop Overseas Employment Corporation; MML Manpower Services; and MnM Manpower Services. Among the at most 80 jobseekers who registered for the Fair, 40 individuals were hired on the spot for local employment while 10 were hired for overseas employment.
SKTIPC conducted the Kasambahay Registration for individuals engaged in domestic work within an employment relationship. DOLE-SK and SKTIPC plans to organize kasambahays to facilitate awareness on their rights and privileges as stipulated in the newly-approved Kasambahay Law (R.A. 103611). The said Kasambahay Registration is a first in Region XII. The activity was able to register 36 kasambahays.
Labor Day is a holiday celebrated all over the world to recognize the social and economic contributions of workers. 2013 Philippine Labor Day is themed “Manggagawang Pilipino: Handa sa Hamon ng Makabagong Panahon”.
Jezereel Louise C. Billano (LGU-Information)