SPES interns gain working experience in government offices

The Public Employment Service Office and Department of Labor and Employment-Abra deployed 56 interns in different government offices through the Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) on June 3 until July 2, 2019. Interns are given 20 working days to gain relevant working experience and to harness their potentials in public service. They will… Read more »

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OWWA extends scholarship to OFW dependents

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provides educational assistance of P20,000 per school year to incoming college freshmen and qualified dependents of active members under the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP). WHO MAY APPLY? – OFW legal dependents enrolling in baccalaureate courses for SY 2019-2020 – Child of a married OFW or sibling of unmarried OFW… Read more »

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DSWD with TESDA-Abra trains Runo Weavers of Liguis

The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra in partnership with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Abra provided a training course on Reed Crafts Making in Liguis, La Paz, on May 7-10, 2019, to help the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association produce quality products. With 30 members, the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association have availed of the… Read more »

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PGA, LGUs support DOLE-SPES 2019

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Abra supports the implementation of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) 2019. Lagangilang, Luba, Malibcong, Dolores, Bangued, Sallapadan, San Juan, and Abra Mountain Development Educational Center in Bucloc were co-implementers of SPES… Read more »

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PESO and DOLE oriented graduating students for the Career Guidance Program

Constancia Trongco of the Public Employment Service Office (PESO-Abra) served as the speaker during the Career Guidance Program at the Data Center College of the Philippines earlier today  (DCCP) orienting students on job opportunities based on their respective field of studies. Constancia Trongco also discussed proper filling out of the PESO Information  System Registration Form… Read more »

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Improving life with bamboo

Carlo T. Balneg of Bumagcat, Tayum, has been producing quality bamboo-based products since 2004. His business, Carlo’s Bamboocrafts, Furniture and Furnishings (CBFF) has sold P72,000 worth of bamboo products in the Kannawidan Trade Fair in Vigan City on January 28-February 10, 2019. Balneg said they are producing 35 reclining chairs and 300 placemats weekly. These… Read more »

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“We have more than enough rice to support our Province”- NFA-Abra Manager Kai

Elizabeth Kai, Manager of the National Food Authority (NFA)-Abra, gladly informed her fellow public servants that NFA has more than enough rice supply to support the province. As of December 28, 2018, suggested retail price of NFA rice for consumers in the province is P27/kg, P25/kg for retailers, P32/kg for LGUs, and other institutions. She… Read more »

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DOLE Abra bagged the most number of awards at the 2018 Regional YEPA

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) attended the Regional Year End Performance Assessment (YEPA) at Candaba, Pampanga on January 9-11, 2019. The meeting also incorporated team building and lectures to help the employees function effectively in their tasks. Issues and concerns from 2018 were also raised and addressed. The Department of Labor and Employment… Read more »

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Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES)

  Exams for the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) were conducted at the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Office yesterday, February 19. This is in accordance to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Department Order No. 175, s.2017 which is known as the Special Program for Employment of Students Implementing Rules and… Read more »

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