“The welfare of the employees is my topmost priority”. DENR Regional Executive Director Tirso P. Parian, Jr. tells the rank and file employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Eastern Visayas.

“Employees who enjoy working and are satisfied with their jobs will always give their best for the organization. Through them the Department will attain its goals”.

This he stressed during the 17th General Assembly of the Kalipunan ng mga Kawani sa Kagawaran ng Kalikasan Eastern Visayas Department of Environment and Natural Resources Employees Union (K4-EVDENREU), an association composed of over nine hundred (900) rank and file employees of the DENR 8.

In his commitment to prioritize the DENR 8 workforce, RED Parian encouraged the officers of K4-EVDENREU during the general assembly to put forth wellness programs for the employees including health care and hospitalization packages as well as exercise programs and activities.  

Aside from health and wellness, RED Parian also enjoined employees to maintain a work-life balance, emphasizing on the importance of finding quality time with the family.

According to RED Parian he is taking full responsibility for everything that happens in the office, so he will be dealing with the union to ensure that the employees are motivated to work and enjoying the welfare and benefits commensurate to their efforts.

He likewise emphasized work ethics with his stern statement, “during my stint, only qualified personnel with the right attitude will be holding the right positions”.

In his interaction with the rank and file employees, RED  Parian encouraged everyone to air their concerns and assured them that valid issues will be given  due  attention   and consideration.  “My doors   will   always   be open   to the   men and women of DENR 8, and the management    will ensure    that the welfare of the workers will be prioritized", he stressed.