4 months Binay urges DOLE to extend aid to displaced lotto workers MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senator Maria Lourdes Nancy Binay on Monday urged the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to immediately extend aid to workers affected by President Duterte’s order to suspend the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) gaming operations. Sen. Nancy Binay(Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Binay noted that more than 120,000 workers were affected after law enforcers started closing down more than 30,000 lotto stations and gaming outlets nationwide over the weekend. Binay said DOLE can extend its Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers” (TUPAD) program, and assist them in securing employment while they are waiting for the President to ... more