PESO To Open PWD Employment Desk Today
The employment desk for persons with disability (PWD) will be opened today by the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of the Office of the City Mayor of Bacolod.
The launching will be held at the lobby of the Bacolod City Government Center this morning with top city officials lead by Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Congressman Greg Gasataya, city councilors, heads of offices, and businessmen.
According to Anthony Ayco, head of PESO, the PWD Employment desk will be manned by PWDs themselves.
It will facilitate the PWD job applicants for employment with certain business establishments, depending on the qualifications possessed.
Also, the PWD employment desk will concentrate in helping the PWDs look for jobs.
The establishments employing PWDs are given tax incentives by the government, Anyo said.*(Edith B. Colmo)