Piat, Cagayan – 100 informal sector workers from this town received their wages from DOLE’s TUPAD in a payout organized by the DOLE RO2, through its Cagayan-Batanes Field Office (CBFO), on October 25, 2021.
The payout was made possible through the labor department’s partnership with the SAGIP Partylist and LGU Piat through Mayor Carmelo Villacete. Other dignitaries present were Vice Mayor Leonel Guzman and PESO Manager Reymundo Villacete III.
The DOLE was represented by Ms. Liezel Magno, representing Sec. Bebot Bello, Regional Director Joel Gonzales, ARD Grace Pomar and CBFO Chief Prexie Caronan.
The DOLE RO2 has so far disbursed more than P400M under TUPAD for CY 2021, helping assist displaced and underemployed workers get emergency assistance in these trying times.