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Bacolod City, Philippines Saturday, May 30, 2020
GAWA to evaluate employment
conditions under ‘new normal’

The General Alliance of Workers Associations will spearhead a "modified" small group meetings and teleconferences for allied labor groups after the implementation of the modified general community quarantine on June 1 in Negros Occidental, its secretary-general, Wennie Sancho, said yesterday.

He also said the labor group will evaluate the terms and conditions of employment under the "new normal", and its economic impact on the workers and their families.

He said labor is willing to cooperate with management to facilitate the recovery of the economy due to the coronavirus pandemic.

ARBs get assistance

Some 166 agrarian reform beneficiaries from the three municipalities of Negros Occidental received assistance from the Department of Agrarian Reform-Negros Occidental 2 recently.

Of the recipients, 82 came from various barangays of La Castellana, 49 from Barangay Guintubhan in Isabela town, and the remaining 35 beneficiaries came from different barangays of Hinigaran.

Betheresa Zamora, Isabela municipal agrarian reform program officer, said they were directed to expedite the distribution of the aid packages to the ARBs.


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