A total of 300 displaced Negrense workers from La Carlota City and Cauayan received their TUPAD or Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Payouts, in a distribution held at Villa Caridad Covered Court, Brgy. 3 Poblacion, La Carlota City, led by Governor Bong Lacson.
Each beneficiary received P5,925.00 equivalent to 15 days work at P395.00/day.
The TUPAD Program for these LGUs was sourced from the Legislative fund of Sen. Migz Zubiri in the amount of Php 2M for the Province of Negros Occidental coursed through DOLE.
Also among those present at the activity were La Carlota City Mayor Dr. Rex Jalando-on and Vice Mayor Junjun Baga, other local officials, and Provincial PESO Manager, Dr. Sharon A. Juance.*