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× 3,700 DPWH workers in Eastern Visayas now jobless due to non-passage of 2019 budget

TACLOBAN CITY---More than 3,700 job order workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways regional and 13 district offices have been out of work because of the non-passage of the 2019 national budget.

Records from DPWH-8 show that 3,786 job order (JO) workers of the said government agency were told not to report for work effective January 1.

The failure to approve the 2019 P3.757 trillion…