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Sec. Bello to PESO Managers: Believe in your role as employment facilitators

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela---Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III graced today the ongoing 17th National Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Congress being held at the FL Dy Coliseum this City from October 4-6, 2017.

He urged the PESO Managers, the major partner of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in the implementation of employment facilitation services and other programs of the Department, to help achieve the target of additional 7.5 million jobs by the end of the Duterte Administration.

“Believe in your role so that you will be more efficient as employment facilitators,” Secretary Bello said.

“Be ready when somebody comes to your office and request for assistance on Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan,” Secretary Bello added.

He also thanked the Local Government Units of Cauayan City and Isabela province for their warm welcome to the delegates who represent all regions of the country.       

The 17th National PESO Congress in Cauayan City is the first to be held outside progressive and popular urban areas. 

The PESO is a multi-service facility managed by the DOLE but currently operated with LGUs, Educational Institutions and NGOs.  It assists employment seekers find opportunities for wage employment, locally and abroad, and/or avail of training for self-employment, employability enhancement and livelihood opportunities.

The conduct of National PESO Congress is an annual activity to improve employment-facilitation program of the country and to strengthen the partnership of private and public sectors in developing human resources. (END/RBE)

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