DILG to poll duty teachers: Avail legal, medical assistance

      MANILA, Philippines --- Teachers who are serving as Electoral Board members in the May midterm elections should avail legal and medical assistance as per the Election Service Reform Act, the Department of the Interior and Local Government reminded on Saturday. "In addition to honoraria, travel allowances, and service credit, all teachers and individuals serving in the Electoral Boards are also now entitled to Medical Assistance of up to P200,000 and legal protection and assistance," DILG Spokesperson Usec. Jonathan Malaya said in a statement. Malaya said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) implemented a Special Trust Fund that covered the cost of "le...

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