The Department of Labor and Employment – Cordillera Administrative Region  through the DOLE- Baguio-Benguet Field Office (DOLE-BBFO) and the Office of Congressman Marquez “Mark” O. Go, lead the awarding/payout of TUPAD worker-beneficiaries at the Baguio City Athletic Bowl, last June 27, 2022.

A brief ceremony culminated with the payout for the 3,001 beneficiaries from 120 barangays of Baguio City for their work rendered last May 2022.

The total amount of the grant was Php 16,988,661.00, including the workers’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and insurance.

Present in the event were District Representative of the Lone District of Baguio City Hon. Congressman Mark O. Go, DOLE-CAR Regional Director Nathaniel V. Lacambra CESO III, and DOLE-BBFO Head Emerito A. Narag PhD.

RD Lacambra encouraged the beneficiaries to use their wages responsibly and reminded them of the Department’s advocacies in terms of labor and employment.

The recipients expressed their gratitude and satisfaction because their hard-work has finally paid off.

end//Daryll Ponard with initial report from DOLE-BBFO