DPWH Surigao Norte launches jobs fair for construction workers
Surigao Del Norte (16 June) -- Aimed to combat the global financial crisis which dominantly affects the nation and the locality, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 1st Engineering District here in cooperation with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Philippine Contractor's Association (PCA) successfully launched a JOBS FAIR for Construction Workers held on June 12, 2009 at the DPWH – Compound, Capitol Road, Surigao City.
Primarily, the district under the administration of District Engineer Linda A. Uypala supports this nationwide undertakings in order to address those displaced workers and the unemployment problem of the locality.
With these, the district initiated this jobs fair with the help of DOLE officials and Contractors. Moreover, five Construction firms namely JMT Construction, LVRO Construction, MIMATA Construction, DOMARAX Construction and GICAR construction hired skilled Construction Workers.
The evaluation and screening of the applicants BIO-DATA were facilitated by the four personnel from DOLE who also explained the cause of the said JOBS FAIR to the 41 registered applicants. The jobs fair ended successfully at 12 noon. (DWPH-1st Engineering District/PIA-Surigao del Norte) [top]