The traditional view is that as workers age, they become less productive. Indeed, elderly workers may not be as agile or as strong as their younger counterparts but to hold this kind of negativity towards senior citizens assume that they can no longer be productive and may become a bane for the economy.
July 11, 2019, Sto Domingo, Cabaroroguis, Quirino - The Sto Domingo Tribal Workers Association, cooperators of the 2018 approved Shared Service Facility (SSF) project for Furniture Making recently received their equipment from the Department of Trade and Industry Region 02. The package of equipment worth 381,250.00 pesos consist of heavy duty band saw, compound miter saw, table saw, portable planer, thickness planer, bench drill press, 2 air compressors with accessories, and, 2 electric portable jigsaws.
July 12, 2019, Sanchez Mira, Cagayan - A surprise Operation Timbangan jointly conducted by LGU Sanchez Mira and DTI Cagayan resulted in the confiscation of six defective weighing scales from the wet market of Sanchez Mira. The team composed of officers from the Treasurer’s Office and Task Force Makabayan of DTI Cagayan’s Consumer Protection Division (CPD) visited a total of 33 stalls and 15 other business establishments to check their compliance to fair trade laws.