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DOLE 12 spearheads PESO meetings in Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat provinces, awards top performers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 12 facilitated the regular monthly meetings of the Public Employment and Service Office (PESO) of the Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat Provinces on April 13 and 22, 2021 at Kalon Barak Skyline Ridge, Malungon, Sarangani and Canizares View Point, Barangay Titulok, Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat.


No less than DOLE 12 Regional Director Raymundo Agravante led the said meetings together with OIC Domingo Baron (Sarangani Field Office) and Chief LEO Mary Jane Hoksuan (Sultan Kudarat Field Office).


PESO Managers were also oriented on the National Skills Registration Program, PESO Employment Information System, and Labor Market Information as part of the continuing transfer of skills and knowledge to DOLE partners in the delivery of the Department's programs and services in the Local Government Unit and its constituents.


Further, the SKFO awarded certificates of performance to top PESO performers for the period of 1st Quarter 2021 in the province of Sultan Kudarat. PESO Lebak bagged all three major categories besting all other PESOs in the said province for Highest Placement Rate for Job Search Assistance, Highest Number of Applicants Registered in PEIS, and Highest Number of Individuals and Institutions Reached.


"It's just the beginning of the Fiscal Year 2021, and there are a lot of things to work on especially in sustaining a harmonious working relationship with the PESO, our strong and harworking linkage in bringing our programs to the grassroot level in SOCCSKSARGEN," said RD Agravante.


"I thank and challenge every PESO to continue to upgrade their technical skills, reach more beneficiaries, and hit higher accomplishment rates to better served our formal and informal sector workers in the region,"he added.


The PESO is a non-fee charging multi-employment service entity established or accredited pursuant to Republic Act 8759. It is maintained largely by LGUs and a number of NGOs or community based organizations and state universities and colleges. PESOs are also linked to the regional offices of DOLE for coordination and technical supervision, and to the DOLE central office, to constitute the national employment service network. End/CDGamboa/VGRamo/MLBalongo

Raymundo Agravante

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