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Saturday, November 27, 2010

SSH job fair set December 6

PIA Press Release

SSH job fair set December 6
by A. Lumaque

Roxas City (26 November) -- The Roxas City government thru its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) is firming up preparations for a major job fair on Dec. 6 at the Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center (DRCC) here.

The "Roxas City Jobs Fair 2010" is part of this year's Sinadya sa Halaran (SSH) celebration which culminates on the feast day of the city's Patroness Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception every Dec. 8.

"At least 15 local establishments and 35 international employment agencies have been invited for the day-long activity but we are still following up their confirmation," said PESO ? Roxas City Manager Milagros I. Barquin.

The upcoming activity is the first major job fair of PESO ? Roxas City since Roxas City mayor Angel Alan Celino assumed as city chief executive last June 30.

However, the office has an on-going referrals and placement for job seekers and a series of special recruitment activities especially for call center employment.

The upcoming jobs fair is in collaboration with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

The establishment of PESO has facilitated the job placement of hundreds of Capicenos in various local establishments as well as deployment of a considerable number of overseas contract workers to Hong Kong and some Middle East countries.

The creation of PESO in local government units is mandated in PESO Act of 1999 to carry out full employment and equality of employment opportunities for all to strengthen and expand the existing employment facilitation service machinery of the government at the local levels. (SSH'10 Publicity and Promotions/PIA)


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