Civil Service Commission and Pag-ibig benefits discussed in UPV
The All UP Workers Union in cooperation with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and the Human Resource Development Office of U.P. Visayas organized two forums for government employees including those working in UP on May 13, 2016 at the Training Rooms of the Graduate and Education Building of UP Visayas, Iloilo City campus.
Director Rodolfo B. Encajonado of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office 6 discussed the benefits the civil servants are entitled to as mandated by the government. He also talked about the different leave privileges allowed by CSC that include the following: vacation leave, sick leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave, rehabilitation leave for job-related injuries, solo-parent leave, special leave privileges, anti-violence against women and children, special calamity leave, and special leave benefit for women. This is in addition to the current leave privileges enjoyed by UP employees because of the Collective Negotiation Agreement between UP and the AUPWU.
Atty. Stanley F. Alayon, Attorney IV of the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) in Iloilo presented the different programs that Pag-ibig offers to its members and these are: housing loans, multi-purpose loans, calamity loans, and provident savings. According to Alayaon, Pag-ibig fund also offers housing loan restructuring programs.
Moreover, he said that the Pag-ibig loyalty card that was recently introduced will allow participating members to avail of discounts from Pag-ibig partner institutions and establishments, including school tuitions and medicine costs. To know more about its programs, Alayon encouraged the audience to visit the HDMF official site at http://www.pagibigfund.gov.ph.