THE Mandaue City Legal Enforcement Unit (MCLEU) will hire 465 beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanabuhay sa Ating Displaced workers (Tupad) program of the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole).
Dole has allocated P1.9 million for Mandaue City to hire displaced workers in the city.
MCLEU head Edwin Jumao-as said they are in charge of hiring displaced workers particularly the underemployed, unemployed, jeepney drivers, habal-habal drivers, workers of closed businesses,and other individuals whose work has been suspended due to the pandemic.
He said that to qualify, the applicant must not be a recipient of any assistance from the government such as the Social Amelioration Program (SAP), Unconditional Cash Transfer Program (UCT), Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and others.
The qualified beneficiaries are expected to render 10 days to work in the repacking of relief goods, distributing relief goods to the designated barangays and disinfecting.
The beneficiaries will receive P404 per day or P4,040 by the end of 10 days.
Jumao-as said they started hiring on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at their office located on the left side of the Mandaue City Public Market.
They will observe the “first come, first served” policy in hiring.
Those who wish to apply for the program need to present one valid government-issued ID or police clearance.
Jumao-as said the applicants will undergo an interview at their office.
They will call their focal person per barangay on the first week of August to inform the applicants who qualified and have them affix their signature on their application form.
“We need to have their signature on the application form with the same signature in their daily time record that will be used to claim their salary after 10 days of work,” said Jumao-as.
The MCLEU has coordinated with the different sectors or groups in Mandaue City in hiring beneficiaries.
In the transportation sector, out of 200 jeepney drivers, they have qualified 68 beneficiaries.
In addition, Jumao-as said Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has allocated 40 slots for the vendors of the night market.
The 10-day cash for work will start on the second week of August.
Jumao-as shared that they started this program when Michael Romero, a representative from 1-Pacman party-list donated P1 million for the program.
They have hired 232 displaced workers particularly tricycle drivers and member of the Women’s Association of Mandaue. (KFD)