Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat- In its effort to support the striving economy, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 12 facilitated the awarding of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantages (TUPAD) workers program check amounting to P5,730,480.00 at the Mayor’s Office, this municipality on 09 December 2021.

DOLE 12 TSSD Chief Ruby B. Carrasco who represented Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante together with DOLE-SKFO Supervising LEO Willie B. Concepcion spearheaded the said turn-over which was received by Hon. Mayor Prince Raden M. Sakaluran and Hon. Vice Mayor Noel A. Antonio.

A total of one thousand one hundred thirty-seven (1137) informal sector workers, who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, will benefit from the said emergency employment aid. The following qualified beneficiaries will receive wages amounting to P5,040.00 equivalent to 15-days work period.

TUPAD is a community-based assistance that provides emergency employment for displaced, underemployed and self-employed workers for a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 90 days, depending on the nature of work to be performed.