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ROLES OF LGUs under 10671

(A law amending RA 8759 or the


PESO Law)

Background/Rationale

1. REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8759 (PESO Law of


1999)
An Act Institutionalizing A National Facilitation
Service Network Through The Establishment Of
A Public Employment Service Office (PESO) In
Every Province, Key City And Other Strategic
Areas Throughout The Country
2. DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 157-16
IRR of RA 8759 as Amended by RA 10691

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

There shall be established and LGU Public


Employment Service Office (LGU-PESO) in all
provinces, cities and municipalities which shall
be operated and maintained by LGUs (Section 3)
- The LGU-PESO shall be under the office of the
governor, city and municipal mayor. Accordingly,
the LGU concerned shall create a PESO in their
respective areas of jurisdiction through an
Ordinance.
- Institutionalized PESO refers to a PESO which
has a permanent plantilla positions, budgetary
allocations for Personnel Services, MOOE, capital

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

Objective of PESO
- The PESO shall ensure prompt, timely,
and efficient delivery of full- cycle
employment services, referral and
information center for DOLE and other
government agencies, making data and
information accessible and establish
linkages with other PESO for job
exchange and other employment related

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

LGU-PESO Structure
POSITION

Under RA 10691, the PESO


Chief, Labor and Employment
shall be initially organized
Officer (LEO)
and composed of PESO
Supervising LEO
Manager and maybe Senior LEO
LEO III
assisted by LEO as maybe
LEO II
determined by the LGU
LEO I
LEO Assistant

Salary
Grade
24
22
19
16
13
11
9

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

Functions and Services of PESO


The main function of PESO is to operate within
its area of jurisdiction in coordination with other
concerned agencies, but subject to the
requirement of the National Employment
Facilitation Service Network (NEFSIN) - The PESO
shall:
1. Provide Local Market Information (LMI)
services;

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

Functions and Services of PESO


3. Provide career advocacy and employment
coaching services;
4. Facilitate the implementation and/or provision of
livelihood and self-employment program and
services;
5. In coordination with OWWA and the National
Reintegration Center for OFWs (NCRO), shall
assist in providing re-integration assistance
services to returning OFWs

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

7. Coordinate and promote the adoption of


enrolled youth program such as SPES and
GIP pursuant to EO no 139 through
Kabataan 2000 as implemented by DOLE
and shall likewise encourage qualified
employers to facilitate in the program;
8. Perform other functions analogous to the
above including programs or activities
developed by DOLE to enhanced
employment assistance to clients,

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691 and its IRR

- Operate and maintained the LGU-PESO


- Ensure compliance with the operational
standards set by DOLE;
- Extend such assistance and services as
maybe necessary in the promotion of
employment within their area of
jurisdiction;
- Submit to DOLE periodic: performance and
accomplishment reports

Roles of LGUs under RA 10691


and its IRR
Funds for operation and maintenance of
the PESO shall be provided by the LGU from
its Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) and
other generated income of the LGU
concerned.