Representatives from the Navotas Hanapbuhay Center (NHC) convened at the Pangisdaan Hall, Navotas City Hall for the localized Basic Employment Service Training (BEST) on January 21, 2020.

Joining the BEST training are NHC’s sub-offices, including its Public Employment Service Office, Navotas Negosyo Center, Navotas Polytechnic University and Navotas Polytechnic Institute.

Usually conducted by the DOLE-Bureau of Local Employment and the Regional Offices, BEST is a series of orientation attended by the department’s partners and stakeholders to have a better appreciation for the different programs and services carried out by DOLE.

DOLE-NCR Senior LEO Ryan Roberto E. Delos Reyes discussed the PESO Act of 1999 and its salient features, the historical milestones of PESOs and the functions and responsibilities of the said office.

Afterwards, DOLE-NCR CAMANAVA Field Office Employment Section Head Ronald S. Del Rosario highlighted the 3-year accomplishments of PESO Navotas and acknowledged the said office’s contribution in carrying out the different ventures of the DOLE.

Brief orientation on the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP), Tulong Panghanapbuhay Para sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced (TUPAD) Workers Program, Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) and Career Guidance Advocacy Program (CGAP) followed by updating of implementation status were discussed by DOLE-NCR CAMANAVA personnel: Rachel H. Roldan, Adrian Paul B. Dumaquit, Jesusa R. Raymundo, and Angelica C. Fresnoza.

DOLE-NCR CAMANAVA Director Rowella V. Grande discussed the Tripartite Industrial Peace Council (TIPC) dwelling on its objective of maintaining industrial harmony among the sectors of management, labor and government through regular open dialogues on the labor-related issuances. She also encouraged the creation of a resolution for the formation and funding of the Navotas TIPC.

Before formally closing the activity, NHC Director Jayne B. Rillon expressed her gratitude and deeper appreciation on the functions of PESO and assured support to DOLE’s programs.

END / Angelica Fresnoza