The City Government of Isabela led by Mayor Sitti Djalia Hataman through Public Employment Services Office (PESO) Manager Aradelria Belleng in partnership with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region IX headed by Regional Director Atty. Roy Buenafe, witnessed the Turn Over of Checks to BLGU Sunrise for the implementation of Tulong Panghanap-Buhay Sa Ating Displaced and Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD), January 11, 2022 at the Sakayan Conference Room, City Hall Complex.
The amount of ₱473,850.00 was received by the BLGU Sunrise headed by PB Concepcion P. Andajao and the said amount will provide assistance to workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his message, Atty. Buenafe cited the City of Isabela de Basilan for being the only local government unit in the region which completed and established a Barangay Employment Service Office in all of its 45 barangays.
Another cash incentive was also given to PESO-Isabela City for bagging the 3rd Place Choice of the Press Award under Component City Category during the DOLE Bayanihan Service Awards held on July 8 last year. The compiled book and video submitted highlight PESO’s extraordinary accomplishments in terms of innovation, resiliency and humanitarian services.
In attendance were other PESO personnel, Executive Assistant to the City Mayor Mohajed Cosain, Marhamir Salisa LEO III, Rey Julius Banzon LEO III, Marlyn Andos Sr. LEO, Engr. Wesley Tan Chief LEO, Ma. Elena Alabata, Alvin Ocliaso LEO II, Aldrin Perez LDS, Atty. Verna Kate Santos, Sunrise SK chair Rizalino Francisco and Barangay Sunrise kawagads.