SIEMENS AND UNION SETTLE NOTICE OF STRIKE CASE, AGREE ON A P60M CBA
Siemens Power Operations, Inc. management and union representatives with Dir. Feliciano Orihuela, Jr., during the signing of agreement on June 22, 2017 at RCMB IV-A Calamba Office.
The Notice of Strike case filed by Siemens Power Operations Employees Union against Siemens Power Operations, Inc. has been settled, RCMB IV-A Director Feliciano R. Orihuela, Jr. announced.
On 12 May 2017, the union filed a Notice of Strike on the issue of CBA deadlock involving 40 economic and 5 political items on their maiden CBA, citing a report from Con-Med Foncardas.
After series of conciliation conference facilitated by Conciliator-Mediator Cynthia C. Foncardas, the initial 45 issues were reduced to only 10 priority items.
Though with only 10 items under discussion, the parties remained hard on their respective positions, which forced the union to resort into a strike vote referendum. Continue reading