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DISPUTE BETWEEN SIDC AND WORKERS FINALLY PUT TO AN END, FORGE AGREEMENT

Calamba, Laguna– Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch IV-A Director Feliciano R. Orihuela, Jr. announced today the conclusion of the labor dispute at Soro-Soro Ibaba Development Cooperative (SIDC).

After the issuance and enforcement of a permanent injunction by the NLRC, the Actual Strike with docket number RCMB IV-A-BAT-07-001-2016 was dropped thru amicable settlement.

On 11 July 2016, some workers staged a picket in front of the company premises and raised their demands to regularize 87 workers and to order report back to work.

Until the last quarter of 2016, it was reported that there is still no operation in the plant due to blockage of ingress and egress by the 39 picketing workers. Continue reading

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RCMB IV-A AND STAR-LMCAI SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCT 2017 GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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at the Right —-The LMC members of Fujitsu Die-Tech Corp. of the Phils. (center) received their Plaque of Recognition during the General Assembly cum Learning Session held on September 27, 2017 at Paseo Premiere Hotel, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Also in the picture is NCMB Exec. Director Shirley M. Pascual, RCMB IV-A Director Feliciano R. Orihuela, Jr. and STAR-LMCAI President Bartolome Galang.

at the Left—–STAR-LMCAI President Bart Galang handed over the Certificate of Appreciation to Atty. Alvin Curada for sharing his time and effort as resource speaker during the General Assembly cum Learning Session held on September 27, 2017 at Paseo Premiere Hotel, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. DOLE RO IV-A Director Zenaida Campita, STAR-LMCAI Board of Director Atty. Roselyn Coloma, STAR-LMCAI Officers and Masters of Ceremonies Ms. Olive Reyes and Mr. Lar Alladel also joined in the awarding rites

The Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch IVA and the Southern Tagalog Region Labor Management Cooperation Association, Inc. (STAR-LMCAI) carried out another successful General Assembly cum Learning Session on September 27, 2017 at the Paseo Premiere Hotel, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

The said activity was participated by a total of 203 attendees composed of workers and management representatives from 63 companies situated in the CALABARZON region.

In concordance with its theme, “Keeping a Sustainable Partnership towards a Productive Workplace”, the activity featured the benefits of a good workplace relations and an effective labor-management cooperation which leads to sustainable productivity.

NCMB Deputy Exec. Director Ma. Teresita L. Cancio discussed about Productivity and Innovation in Singapore’s perspective. Continue reading

NEWS RELEASE

87 TOLL COLLECTORS OF MANILA TOLL EXPRESSWAY TO RECEIVE P22.8M WORTH OF SEPARATION AND GRATUITY PAY

LAGUNA – Eighty-eight toll tellers of the Manila Toll Expressway Systems, Inc. (MATES) will receive separation pay and an added gratuity pay and will be automatically hired by the PITC as part of the agreement reached by the parties to this Notice of Strike case. Director Jun Orihuela of the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch IV-A facilitated said settlement at the Office of the Undersecretary Joel B. Maglungsod last 29 September 2017.

“All 87 affected workers will each receive separation pay based on the provisions of the Labor Code and an additional gratuity pay in the amount of P56,900.00. Aside from this, they are also assured of employment with PITC.”, Dir Jun said.

The 87 workers are members of the Nagkakaisang Mangaggawa ng Mania Toll Expressway Systems, Inc. These workers are affected by the Establishment Termination due of Redundancy which was approved by the Department Of Labor and Employment (DOLE) IV-A. The implementation of said termination will be effective 30 September 2017. Continue reading

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RCMB IV-A ACCEPTS THE CHALLENGE OF MOVING TOWARDS CHANGE THRU EFFICIENT PUBLIC SERVICE WITH CARE

“Tugon sa Hamon ng Pagbabago: Malasakit ng Lingkod Bayani”The theme for this year’s Philippine Civil Service Anniversary in celebration of 117 years of efficient public service with care and compassion.

In line with the celebration, the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch IV-A conducted several activities which includes tree-growing, monitoring of planted mangroves, capacity enhancement and personality development for its officers and staff.

Care for the Environment. On September 6, 2017, selected personnel of the Branch together with Director Feliciano R. Orihuela, Jr., visited the mangroves which they have planted two years ago at Sariaya, Quezon.

“We are very happy to see that 90% of the seedlings planted in 2015 have grown healthy.” Dir. Orihuela lauded during the short discussion with the representatives of MENRO-Sariaya. “However, the coordination with the MENRO should be sustained in order to ensure that the mangroves will be regularly monitored and taken cared of, Dir. Orihuela added. Continue reading

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INDUSTRIAL PEACE RESTORED AT ARTNATURE PHILS., INC. AFTER DEADLOCK SETTLEMENT

LAGUNA – The Notice of Strike (NOS) case at Artnature Philippines, Inc. was settled on 20 September 2017 resulting in a 3-year CBA with an estimated cost of P5M. The said NOS case arose when the Union decided to elevate its issues from Preventive Mediation to a NOS case after failing to reach a settlement in two meetings.

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The Artnature Philippines, Inc. (ANPI) and Samahang Manggagawa sa Artnature Philippines, Inc. (SAMAPI) concluded a 3-year CBA economic benefits through the intervention of and efforts exerted by Con-Med Yu and Dir. Jun Orihuela of RCMB IV-A. Continue reading