The Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board in Bacolod City will start apprehending taxi units without receipt-issuing meters after the Sept. 6 deadline, Lino Gulmatico, LTFRB-Bacolod chief said yesterday.
Gulmatico said LTFRB Regional Director Romulo Bernardes has not issued a memorandum extending the deadline for recalibration of taxi meters, so they will start the apprehensions immediately.
He said taxi operators have been given enough time to recalibrate, and they expect full compliance from them.
Bing urged to give free
call center training
A resolution urging the Public Employment and Services Office through Mayor Evelio Leonardia to conduct free call center trainings to meet the demand of the Business Process Outsourcing industry, was approved by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday.
Authored by Councilor Em Legaspi-Ang, the resolution said Bacolod City is making progress in its effort to become one of the country’s most vibrant destinations for BPO firms, resulting to the entry and expansion of numerous industry players in the city.
It said executives of different BPO firms confirmed that Bacolod City now maintains a competitive edge, because aside from infrastructure and ease in setting up business in the city, other factors considered are the presence of an intensive labor pool, peace and order and support of the local government.
Job fair scheduled
in Talisay Tuesday
Talisay City in Negros Occidental marks its 12th Minuluan Festival with a two-day job recruitment activity on September 6 and 7, a press release from the city said.
The job fair will be held at the Talisay City Public Plaza Covered Court, where the launching rites will be attended by Talisay City Mayor Eric Saratan, Vice Mayor Neil Lizares, and city officials, OIC DOLE Region VI Director Crispin Dannug, DOLE LEO Victoria Mondragon, Carmen Nagum, POEA Field Director, and TESDA Provincial Director Lorena Yunque.
The activity, dubbed “Obra Para Sa Masa,” is a program of the Talisay City government to assist job-hunters by providing them adequate venues to find work locally and abroad, the press release said.