Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Wednesday, 26 June 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << June 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2010/05/17

DOLE holds livelihood fair in CdeO

by Janinah Jimmin M. Molina

Cagayan de Oro City (17 May) -- Various firms from Cagayan de Oro City participated in the Diskwento Caravan and Livelihood Fair: "Presyong Panalo ang Empleyado," a non-wage benefit program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), spearheaded by its attached agency, the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWBP).

It was a two-day event which commenced on May 13. Different booths of participating firms adorned the provincial capitol grounds.

In response to government call with the initiative of the DOLE, the program have gathered suppliers and requested them to display their products and sell at discounted prices.

"Plataporma sa RTWB mao ang wage fixing og productivity promotion (RTWPB's program covers wage fixing and productivity promotion)," said Estrella Uy-Pahalla, Board Secretary of RTWPB-DOLE Region X.

She clarified that the beneficiaries of program are not the poor but workers who have low salaries.

"This is one of the programs of the government which aims to protect low-paid workers or those who earn at minimum wage," said Pahalla.

She also emphasized that the partner suppliers responded positively and most especially those coming from the business sectors since the program is a tie-up with the government agencies, the private sectors and local government units (LGUs).

"Karong adlawa naa tay kapin baynte (20) ka mga suppliers (We have more than 20 suppliers for today)," she notified.

Some products available at the livelihood fair include cheaper rice from the National Food Authority (NFA), vegetables, pharmaceutical products, canned goods, oil, noodles, and other basic needs.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DA), National Food Authority (NFA), Department of Health (DOH), Provincial Jobs Assistance Center (PJAC) and LGUs were also organizers of the event in cooperation with the Provincial Office of Misamis Oriental and the business sector. (XU DevCom/PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»PGMA attends June 6-7 World Economic Forum in Vietnam
»Eastern Samar's Evardone, Nicart, Gonzales proclaimed next provincial leaders
»Waray-Waray News: Tagan prayoridad han mga elehido an ensurhensiya
»Waray-Waray News: 5 barangay ha Samar magbubuhat hin espesyal nga eleksyon
»Waray-Waray News: Arroyo napili otro nga chairman han Lakas
»Waray-Waray News: China gin-aghat nga ig-undang an pantimos hin nukleyar
»Waray-Waray News: Teacher-BEIs angay dugngan an suhol - DepEd
»Waray-Waray News: Singbahan ha mga daogan: Tumana an iyo mga saad
»Cebuano News: Walay special elections alang sa paghulip sa puwesto ni Aquino
»Cebuano News: Palasyo nag-awhag sa sunod nga Presidente pagdawat kang Corona isip Chief Justice
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines