Shakey’s to hire PWDs, senior citizens for Manila stores in inclusivity push



Senior citizens and persons with disabilities will be able to apply for jobs under the Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures Inc group in September as it relaunched a program that aims to make its hiring practices more inclusive.

In a statement, Shakey’s said it partnered with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) to bring back its Senior Citizen and PWD Hiring Program for all stores in the City of Manila.

Shakey’s said it is hiring 1 senior citizen and 1 PWD for every branch in Manila to be deployed to stores in September, the restaurant operator said.

The program was initially launched during the pandemic but was put on hold due to mobility restrictions. It is being relaunched as the economy reopened and since the majority of the population has been vaccinated, it added.

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