Taclobanon workers attain full, decent and productive employment.


A multi-employment service facility promoting gainful employment opportunities, efficient and transparent frontline services, intensified advocacy campaigns, supportive client service mechanisims and strengthened partnership among stakeholders.

What is Peso?

-The Public Employment Service Office or PESO is a non-fee charging multi-employment service facility or entity established or accredited pursuant to Republic Act No. 8759 otherwise known as the PESO Act of 1999.

-To carry out full employment and equality of employment opportunities for all, and for this purpose, to strengthen and expand the existing employment facilitation service machinery of the government particularly at the local levels there shall be established in all capital towns of provinces, key cities, and other strategic areas a Public Employment Service Office, Hereinafter referred to as PESO, which shall be community-based and maintained largely by local government units (LGUs) and a number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or community-based organizations (CBOs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs). The PESOs shall be linked to the regional offices of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for coordination and technical supervision, and to the DOLE central office, to constitute the national employment service network.

General Objective

Ensure the prompt, timely and efficient delivery of employment service and provision of information on the other DOLE programs.

Specific Objectives

-Provide a venue where people could explore simultaneously various employment options and actually seek assistance they prefer.

-Serve as referral and information center for the various services and programs of DOLE and other agencies present in the province/area.

-Provide clients with adequate information on employment and labor market situation in the area.

-Network with other PESOs within the region and nationwide for job exchange purposes.

-Bring government services closer to the people thus concretizing DOLE’s cooperative linkages with LGUs.


HON. Alfred S. Romualdez

City Mayor

City Mayor

Emilia A. Cruz

PESO Manager

PESO Manager