MTHE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is looking for the best implementers of its flagship program for informal sector workers.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III recently announced that DOLE will honor its outstanding implementers of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers or Tupad in the regions.
“It is about time that we recognize the hard work and dedication of our workers in the department who have tirelessly implemented our Tupad program. They have been efficiently administering our emergency employment program for displaced, underemployed, and seasonal workers, especially during this pandemic,” Bello said.
DOLE will be looking for top-performing regions in Tupad implementation and the best performing Tupad focal person in the regions and provinces.
DOLE will select the top three regional offices that have the most outstanding achievements in managing Tupad, specifically in timely submitting the physical and financial accomplishments reports, in initiating good practices and innovations, and in attaining a minimal number of audit observations.
The winners will each receive a cash prize of P10,000 and a plaque of recognition.
Meanwhile, DOLE will honor the top three regional Tupad focal persons who have demonstrated significant efforts in supervising and monitoring the implementation of the Tupad program.
The winner will receive a cash prize of P10,000 and a plaque of recognition; the second place winner will get P7,000 and a plaque of recognition; while the third place will receive P5,000 and a plaque of recognition.
DOLE will also award its top-performing Tupad focal persons in its provincial/field offices with P7,000 cash prize and plaque of recognition.
Each of the 16 DOLE regional offices will be selecting their respective best Tupad focal persons.