DOLE to hire displaced workers as contact tracers

Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – March 30, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — To help stop the spread of COVID-19 in communities, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is deploying displaced informal workers as contact tracers. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the government is providing emergency employment to these workers by hiring them under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers program. “We need contact tracers, that’s why we told the Department of (the Interior and) Local Government to tap the beneficiaries of the emergency employment …

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