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Employment of PWDs

Requested from DOLE by Samantha Lazaro at 01:26 AM on Sep 19, 2019.
Purpose: Architectural thesis
Date of Coverage: 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2019
Tracking no: #DOLE-082329239805

Samantha 01:26 AM, Sep 19, 2019

Good day! I would like to request for information regarding:

1. Employment data (population, the scope of work) of PWD workers, specifically persons with intellectual/learning disability

2. List of programs and vocational training centers that accommodate PWD’s

Myka Rose 03:10 PM, Sep 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Dear Samantha,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 19, 2019 01:26:22 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Employment of PWDs.

We received your request on Sep 19, 2019 01:26:22 AM and will respond on or before Oct 10, 2019 01:26:22 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOLE-082329239805.

Thank you.


Myka Rose Trono
FOI Officer

Ruth 05:32 PM, Sep 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

Dear Samantha Lazaro,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 19, 2019 01:26:22 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Employment of PWDs.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested. Attached is the data generated from the PESO Employment Information System administered by DOLE through the Bureau of Local Employment. Kindly note that this is an administrative data and does not, by any means, reflect the population of the PWDs. For more information, you may send an email to

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III at electronic mail address Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


John Christopher P. Lapiz
FOI Receiving Officer

 PWD Statistics_2015-Mar 2019.pdf

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