Sunday , June 24, 2018

San Fernando City gets P3-M budget for 'Tupad' program

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) has allocated some P3 million for the City of San Fernando’s “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers Program” or Tupad.

Tupad is the Dole’s program to help disadvantaged or dislocated workers, said Dole-Pampanga head Arlene Tolentino.

In San Fernando, some 500 workers will benefit from the program.

On September 20, Mayor Edwin Santiago led the orientation, contract signing and distribution of personal protective equipment to the 500 beneficiaries.

Also present during the activity were Vice Mayor Jimmy Lazatin, Councilors Angie Hizon, BJ Lagman, Ayzel Macalino, Harvey Quiwa, Reden Halili and Ruping Dumlao, Tolentino, Labor Employment Officer Arlene Castillo, and Peso Manager Donny Sayre.