McDonald’s links up with Pasay’s LGU to hire senior citizens, PWDs

More from author

Covid Friday: PHL records 2,651 new infections, highest daily total in 4 months

The Philippines on Friday recorded 2,651 new Covid-19 infections, the country's highest daily total in four months.  As of 4 p.m....

PHL offers Sinovac jabs to health-care workers

FOLLOWING a thorough review, the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (Nitag) and the Department of Health - Technical Advisory...

DepEd: President makes final decision on education policies, postponement of face-to-face classes

The Department of Education (DepEd) in a statement on Wednesday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte makes the final decisions...

Smoke-free environment expansion pushed to help fight vs Covid-19

Can a Covid-19 positive smoker transmit the disease to those who inhale second-hand smoke? “It has been shown in studies...

Boys more prone to violence, sexual abuse, study shows

Children who have witnessed or experience violence and sexual abuse are at risk of developing emotional, social, and behavioral...

Palace: National government will help LGUs remaining under GCQ status

MALACAÑANG said on Tuesday the national government will extend aid to local government units (LGU) in Metro Manila and...

WHO Representative: PHL met all the requirements for AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to the Philippines Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe on Tuesday assured that the estimated 5.5 million...

Top News

BM Cycling Livestream

Graphic | BM Webinar

BM Broader Look Podcast

To give the elderly an opportunity to earn, McDonald’s Philippines signed a memorandum of agreement with the Pasay City government to hire senior citizens and people with disabilities (PWDs) in 14 restaurants in the city.

“This is a shining example of corporate social responsibility. By hiring senior citizens and PWDs, they will be amply rewarded by their customers by patronizing their products,” Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano said following the signing of the agreement. Calixto-Rubiano also lauded the company for hiring the elderly and PWDs in all of their restaurants in the city.

“McDonald’s will be attracting more customers because of what it gives back to the community,” the mayor said.

Calixto-Rubiano was the principal author of Republic Act 10911, or the “Anti-age Discrimination In Employment Act,” during her term as congresswoman representing the lone district of Pasay. Under the agreement, the fast-food chain will hire 42 senior citizens and PWDs in 14 restaurants in Pasay City.

They will all have the opportunity to earn and, at the same time, learn new skills through a training program approved by the Public Employment Service Office (Peso) of Pasay and the Department of Labor and Employment.

Meanwhile,  McDonald’s said they will also provide the same world-class training to their directly hired employees.

Under the agreement, hired senior citizens and PWDs will be assigned as order presenters, drink drawers and table managers from three to six months. Senior citizens will work for not more than four hours a day, while PWDs will work in shifts that are applied to regular crew members.

Interested applicants may apply at the Pasay Peso located at the third floor of the Pasay City Hall.

They must bring a medical certificate to prove they are still fit to work despite their age and disabilities.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More from this section

Air travel quarantines are getting longer and lonelier

QUARANTINES continue to frustrate travelers and strangle airlines a year into the pandemic, with the threat from highly infectious coronavirus variants meaning enforced isolations are mostly getting longer and stricter rather than easing up. Even as vaccines embolden countries like...

Random posts

A star at 23

NAOMI OSAKA already is a star at age 23. She has the four Grand Slam titles, the record-breaking endorsement deals and the willingness to speak her mind to prove it. Now the question is: Where does she go from here? It was telling that the...
Home News Top News McDonald’s links up with Pasay’s LGU to hire senior citizens, PWDs