KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- At least 123 employees of the Provincial Government of South Cotabato received loyalty token awards in just recently concluded “Employees Day” in line with the celebration of 119th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary with the theme: “Civil Service at 119: Upholding Integrity and Building a High-trust Society” in September 27 at South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center.
The granting of this is pursuant to CSC MC No. 42, s. 1992, MC 17, s. 1999 as amended by CSC MC No.6 s. 2001 and MC No. 28, s. 2001 for devolved employees.
“Sa natabo sang employees day, nakit-an man siguro naton ang value sang aton nga trabaho, mga kaupod naton sa trabaho, so tani makahatag na sang inspirasyon sa aton nga mag continue pagid sang tama nga pag trabaho.” Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr.
According to Provincial Human Resources Management Officer Alex D. Basco, 24 of these employees have reached 10 years in government service, 24 employees (15 years), 9 employees (20 years), 30 employees (25 years), 11 employees (30 years), 16 employees (35 years), 8 employees (40 years) and 1 employee (45 years).
Meanwhile, received tokens ranged from analog watches to gold necklaces, bracelets, and rings. For those who reached 10-15 years received Wristwatch and Bronze service pin, 20-25 years received Gold Ring and Silver service pin, and 30-35 years received Gold Necklace and Gold service pin, 40 years received Gold Ring and Gold service pin, and 45 years received Necklace and Earrings and Gold service pin.
A Service Cash Award is granted to all officials and employees who have rendered ten (10) years of continuous and satisfactory service in the government in the amount of One Thousand Pesos (P1,000.00) for every year of service.
In addition, loyalty service token will also be granted to employees with the following number of years in government service: 10 years (tokens worth of P3,500), 15 years (tokens worth P4,500), 20 years (token worth of P6,000), 25 years (tokens worth P8,000), 30 years (tokens worth P10,500), 35 years (tokens worth P14,000), 40 years (tokens worth P17,500) and 45 years and above (tokens worth P21,500).
This activity is a part of the Program on Rewards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) of the provincial government that aims to honor and reward employees who rendered exemplary government service.