DIPOLOG, ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE—The Department of Labor and Employment IX thru its Zamboanga del Norte Field Office in partnership with the Public Employment Service Office-Provincial Government Office and Zamboanga del Norte Association of PESO Managers (ZANAPESO) sponsored a 2-day Seminar/Training Workshop for PESO managers, staff and Job Placement Officers (JPOs) on February 21-22, 2019 at Top Plaza Hotel, Dipolog City.

Regional Director Ofelia B. Domingo shared that the training workshop aimed to capacitate and enhance the skills of PESO Managers, staff and JPOs for them to perform efficiently, most especially in the preparation and timely submission of reports. This in turn will contribute to the regular updating of Labor Market Information.

Fifty (50) individuals, consisting of PESO Managers with their staff and Job Placement Officers coming from different municipalities and schools of Zamboanga del Norte Province, participated in the seminar workshop.

Participants had two full days of learning as they were oriented on the following topics: PESO Implementing Rules and Regulations, Role of PESO Managers, Programs and Services under PESO; SPES Online Training; OWWA Programs and Services; Updates on DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program; Salient Features of the New Occupational Safety and Health Law (RA 11058), re-echo of Pre-Employment Seminar for Local Applicants Orientation (PESLA) and Preparation of PESO monthly report and Labor Market Information. END/ With reports from Megajane S. Ligutom, LEO II, ZDNFO