Labor chief, senator grace Peso congress-A A +A
Monday, October 8, 2012
ALL systems are go for the 12th National Public Employment Service Office (Peso) Congress slated at the Baguio Country Club on October 11 and 12.
Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz is expected to grace the event and with Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resource chair, as the invited keynote speaker.
Dole Regional Director Henry John Jalbuena, in a statement, said the two-day event is anchored on the state policy of providing full and equality of employment opportunities for all.
“In line with our mandate of capacitating the different Peso nationwide, the Dole, in partnership with Pesophil Inc., headed by its national president Elizabeth Alonzo, spearheads the annual conduct of Peso Congress,” Jalbuena said.
About a thousand Peso officers nationwide are expected to attend the congress.
Among the highlights of the Congress are the showcasing of “Best Practices,” and the awarding of “Best Peso” in the provincial, highly urbanized city and component city categories.
Plenary sessions include Key Indicators of the Labor Market and Global Employment Trends 2012; Full Cycle Employment Facilitation System; Active Labor Market policies and related International Labor Organization (ILO) convention and standards on Employment Services; Career Development on Agribusiness Industry, tourism industry and on Business Processing Outsourcing-Information and Communications Technology industry; Peso-Department of Education program complementation on Career Advocacy; and Peso-Technical Education and Skills Development Authority program complementation on skills development. (Carlito C. Dar)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on October 09, 2012.