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PROMISES COME TO AN END FOR A SENIOR CITIZEN THRU SENA

 

 “…. Halos isang taon na po nila akong pinaasa sa Retirement pay ko…at maghintay lang daw po ako…’’nakakapagod po pumunta ng pumunta sa planta ng wala naman akong napapala ‘..- Mr. Bautista

CALAMBA – On 1 March 2018, Mr. Edgardo Bautista, 61 yrs. old sought the Branch’s assistance praying for the payment of his Retirement pay benefit for his 9 yrs & 5 months employment as Pre-seller worker of Coca-Cola Canlubang Distribution Center.

On 3 May 2018, Conciliator-Mediator Rene A. Sabornido of the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board No. IV-A smoothly assisted settlement of a request for assistance involving retirement pay of Mr. Bautista. Continue reading

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DOLE Region 4A-EHANCEMENT SEMINAR ON CONCILIATION-MEDIATION

 

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Some seventy (70) Labor Inspectors of Dole Regional Office 4A attended the Enhancement seminar on conciliation-mediation held at Dona Jovita, Los Banos, Laguna on April 24-25, 2018.

The training is spearheaded by the office of asst. Regional Director Francis Gonzalo Jr. with the support of Ncmb both at Region-4a thru OIC Cynthia Foncardas and Ncmb- Central office as the resource speakers. Continue reading

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HONDA PARTS MFG. CORP. AND SUPERVISORS UNION END DISPUTE THRU PEACEFUL TALKS

“Even the most difficult and most detailed issues can be solved, if parties are flexible and open for discussion.” These were the words of both, management and union representatives of Honda Parts Mfg. Corp. during their final conciliation conference with the HPEU –Supervisory on 27 March 2018.

On 22 February 2018, the Honda Parts Employees Union- Supervisory, sought for the assistance of RCMB IV-A on their issues regarding the interpretation and application of motorcycle loan policy, rules and penalties, and eventually filed a Preventive Mediation case. Continue reading

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AREA WIDE SEMINAR ON ADR: A TESTIMONY OF DOLE CONVERGENCE PROGRAM

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The recently conducted area wide seminar on ADR of RCMB-IVA Cainta Field Office was a testimony of DOLE convergence program which gave every participant a deeper appreciation on how LMC works and how GM utilization played an important role in preventing or resolving labor disputes. Continue reading

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WYETH PHILIPPINES INC: A TRUE BAYANIHAN IN LMC

 

Suitably to their name stands for a Filipino custom derived, literally means “being in bayan” which refers to the spirit of community unity, work, cooperation to achieve a particular goal.

Bayanihan Council helped the organization in reducing number of grievances, faster resolution of grievances, lesser number of notice of strike, no actual strike and speedy CBA negotiation.”

The atmosphere during 2008 onward was highly traumatic. The Union-Management relationship in Wyeth came from a history of persistent protest, long lines of pickets, employees challenging the discipline process and prolonged CBA negotiations – taking two or three years in the making. The company experienced 16 pickets were staged at the Makati office; attendance is dwindling and employees resorted to noise barrage. There are 3 cases which involved the company over the last 3 years, the first 2 cases involved salary increase.  They are dragging to depend each other positions,” Ms. Marmee Lucas, HR Manager recalls. Continue reading