BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 174
ENJOINING ALL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING GOVERNMENT OWNED AND CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS, STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES TO SUPPORT THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION’S PUBLIC SECTOR AGENDA
WHEREAS, the Government recognizes the important role of government employees in nation building.
WHEREAS, it is necessary that the needs of government employees, especially in the face of the present global economic crisis, be addressed in a manner that will improve and promote their social and economic welfare.
In view thereof, all government agencies, including Government Owned and Controlled Corporations, State Universities and Colleges are hereby enjoined to provide the following to their employees:
• shuttle service
• financial subsidy and other heeded support to make the Botika ng Bayan more accessible to them
• scholarships programs for their children with siblings
• PX mart that sell affordable commodities and the provision of its seed fund
The DOLE is hereby directed to monitor and to ensure the implementation of this Circular.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed thereto.
Done in the City of Manila, this 13th day MAY, in the year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Nine.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA