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Category: PWDs in the workplace

Work-from-home arrangements made possible by the Telecommuting Act of 2017

Work-from-home employees will soon be on equal footing with their onsite counterparts, thanks to the Telecommuting Act of 2017. In the Philippines where working from the home is still the stuff of tall tales, the passing of this law is a welcome change. For those who are unable to work onsite, this could be the best thing that has ever happened since the PWD ID.  

borrowed from manila bulletin and Sen Joel Villanueva’s website.

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Does the LTO give licenses to deaf drivers? (A Road Safety Issue*)

The Land Transportation Office or LTO does give driver’s licenses to deaf drivers and to all other persons with disabilities who want and are able to drive motor vehicles. This was confirmed to us LTO licensing section’s Irene Mortel via a phone conversation at 3:30 PM, October 5, 2018.

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DICT promotes Work-From-Home for Pinoys With Disabilities

DICT Assec and Chief of Staff Atty. Caloy Caliwara is seen here with NCDA Executive Director Carmen Zubiaga during a forum on work-from-home opportunities for PWDs. In this day and age where the Internet has efficiently shrunk the world, business processes can be done across the globe, simultaneously and without delay. Anyone with an Internet connection can work as someone else’s office assistant, distance not an issue.

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