DOLE conducts SPES orientation in USLS

By Jairus Cambelisa On Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Job Placement Officer Marijoy Gaduyon and DOLE Senior Labor and Employment Officer Rosalie Espolong explain the importance of SPES

Department of Labor and Employment, through the university’s Admissions and Scholarships Administration Office, conducted an orientation to the Old and New applicants of the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) at MM Auditorium B, March 30.

The orientation discussed the importance of SPES as mandated under Republic Act No. 9547 otherwise known as "An Act To Help Poor But Deserving Students Pursue Their Education By Encouraging Their Employment During Summer and/or Christmas Vacations, Through Incentives Granted to Employers, Allowing Them to Pay Only Sixty Per Centum of Their Salaries or Wages and The Forty Per Centum Through Education Vouchers To Be Paid By the Government, Prohibiting and Penalizing The Filing of Fraudulent and Fictitious Claims, and For Other Purposes".

The SPES is open to all qualified high school, college or vocational students or drop-outs and interested employers.

The SPES Orientation was conducted by the DOLE representatives Rosalie Espolong, Senior Labor and Employment officer, focal person for SPES, Arlene Alabado, Labor and Employment officer II, SPES coordinator- NOFO.

They were assisted by Marijoy Gaduyon, Job Placement officer and PESO Manager, and Diahhne Debbie Salud, administrative assistant for Admissions and Scholarships Admissions and Scholarships Admin Office.