Iloilo province was chosen as pilot area in Western Visayas for the JobStart program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Asian Development Bank (ADB). The memorandum of agreement (MOA) was entered into by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and DOLE-6 regional director Johnson Cañete for the program’s implementation on Monday, July 31, 2017.
ILOILO – The Public Employment Service Office of the Province of Iloilo has been selected as one of the 15 project areas for the implementation of JobStart Philippines Program this 2017.
JobStart Philippines is a youth employment facilitation program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Government of Canada.
Iloilo PESO qualified after it was rated 88.57% attaining high level of readiness for the program during the assessment of the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) on March 22.