RCMB III Settles RFA in a Manpower Agency Operating Outside of the Region

Citing a report from Conciliator-Mediator Maribeth N. Gopez, the Request for Assistance at Reinlab Corporation was fully settled after the payment for separation pay was effected on July 21, 2017, confirmed today by Director Edgar G. Aquino.

The RFA filed on June 21, 2017 by Mr. Roberto L. Rosales, a sanitation crew, and his co-workers against the Reinlab Corporation was due to alleged underpayment of wages and separation pay.

After two conciliation-mediation conferences or on July 12, 2017, the parties agreed for the payment of separation pay in a total amount of Php92,000.00 benefitting twelve workers, namely, Teodolfo Caisip, Lorence Calamohoy, Norbing Logente, Jayson Montecalvo, Cresencio Princillo, Roberto Rosales, Nodelita Largadas, Jonathan Gonzales, Jesus Labrador Jr., Jesus Labrador Sr., Justine Hallig, and Marvin Vasquez.

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THREE SENA RFAs SETTLE IN JUST ONE SITTING

Through the efforts extended by Conciliator-Mediator Onofre H. Bautista, Supervising LEO Rosanna C. Cruz, and LEO III Rhoda A. Blanco, the Branch was able to settle amicably three RFAs in just one sitting, Director Edgar G. Aquino announced today.
The early settlements of three Requests for Assistance (RFAs) filed by individual requesting parties from Subic, Zambales, Floridablanca, Pampanga and Angeles City were facilitated by a veteran conciliator-mediator and two come-backing SEADOs proved that combined training and skills plus sharing of experiences enhanced everyone’s knowledge.

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SWIFT SENA SETTLEMENT BY A COME-BACKING SEADO

After two (2) conciliation-mediation conferences, the Request for Assistance (RFA) filed by Ms. Aida N. Managad against Global Ice Maker Enterprises was amicably settled, Dir. Edgar G. Aquino announced today.

 

Citing the report of SEnA Desk Officer Ms. Ma. Girlie D. Layug, the requesting party, Ms. Managad, filed her Request for Assistance on July 3, 2017 on the grounds of illegal dismissal, non-payment of service incentive leave, and 13th month pay. Continue reading

CLARK DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND FIVE OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES UNITE TO A ONE-DAY AREA WIDE SEMINAR

On July 7, 2017, Clark Development Corporation (CDC) – Corporate Social Responsibility and Placement Division spearheaded the one-day area wide seminar entitled “Seminar on Information & Education Campaign 2017 on the Latest Developments on Social Welfare Updates (SWB) and Labor Updates” dubbed as “Malasakit sa Trabaho Kaagapay ay Benepisyo” held at Somerset A Royce Hotel & Casino, Clark Freeport Zone.

 

RCMB III joined the said activity together with the Social Security Services (SSS), Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth), Pag-Ibig Fund, and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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RCMB III LEOs JOIN THE TRAINING FOR NCMB PROGRAM IMPLEMENTERS

The National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) conducted a three-day training for program implementers from the central office and regional branches held on June 21-23, 2017 at the Sulo Riviera Hotel in Quezon City.

 

The tree-day seminar was packed with valuable and suitable topics that aims to enhance the capabilities and skills of the technical personnel.

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RSC III Conducts Its Regional Level Screening for the 2017 Search for Outstanding LMC and GM for Industrial Peace

The Regional Screening Committee (RSC) chaired by Director Edgar G. Aquino of the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch III conducted its Regional Level Screening, Validation, and Evaluation for the 2017 Search for Outstanding Labor Management Cooperation (LMC) and Grievance Machinery (GM) for Industrial Peace on June 14, 2017 at Hotel Gracelane, San Agustin, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.
Chun Chiang Enterprise Manufacturing Company, Inc., Essilor Manufacturing Philippines, Inc., both from Freeport Area of Bataan, Mariveles, Bataan; Orica Manufacturing Philippines, Inc., Lamao, Limay, Bataan; and International Wiring Systems Philippines Corporation (IWSPC) from Luisita Industrial Park, San Miguel, Tarlac participated in the regional search.  All are vying to be qualified for best LMC at the national level.  IWSPC was the lone contender for Best Grievance Machinery.
The presenters were given the opportunity to showcase their best practices and accomplishments implemented before and at present intended to be continuously carried out in the future.  They likewise presented the enhanced programs based on their action plans that suit their needs.

 

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RCMB III RESOLVES DISPUTE AT ESSILOR MANUFACTURING PHILS., INC.

The labor dispute at Essilor Manufacturing Phils., Inc. was settled amicably on June 9, 2017 after two recommenced conciliation-mediation conferences, Director Edgar G. Aquino announced today.

 

The Essilor Mfg. Phils., Inc. Workers Union filed a Preventive Mediation (PM) case on May 2, 2017 claiming violation of their Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), specifically Article 10, Section 14 or the grant of signing bonus to newly regularized employees. Continue reading

RCMB III RESOLVES PM CASE AT YARA FERTILIZERS PHILIPPINES, INC.

Citing a report from Conciliator-Mediator Onofre H. Bautista, the Preventive Mediation (PM) case filed by Yara Fertilizers Philippines, Inc. Employees Union on May 26, 2017 against the Yara Fertilizers Philippines, Inc. due to union busting, forced resignation, and regularization was settled amicably on June 01, 2017, according to Director Edgar G. Aquino.
The Branch facilitated the swift settlement through the payment of separation pay equivalent to one month salary per year of service to the 6 separated union officers and members.

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SUCCESSFUL “CLAMPING” OF TIES WITH STAKEHOLDERS

“Today, LMC has proven to be one of the most effective bipartite mechanisms for improving the relationship between workers and employers. In our world today, quality and productivity are the keys to success, as such, labor and management must get their act together and relate to each other more harmoniously.” These were part of the inspirational message of Executive Director Shirley M. Pascual before the management and workers who attended the one-day seminar entitled “CLAMPing our ties with Stakeholders: Strengthening their Bipartite Mechanisms” held on May 26, 2017 at the Orotel, San Jose, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.

The seminar aspires to enhance the participating company’s LMC and GM Mechanisms at the workplace, raise the participant’s knowledge on the new regulations on contracting and subcontracting, and the basic requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Standards. It also aims to strengthen camaraderie between and among officers and members of Central Luzon Association of Labor Management Cooperation Practitioners, Inc. (CLAMP). Continue reading

RCMB III AVERTS POTENTIAL STRIKE AT COCA-COLA FEMSA PHILIPPINES, INC.

The Notice of Strike (NOS) filed by Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc. Employees Union (CCBPIEU)-NLU against the Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, Inc. (CCFPI) was settled on May 29, 2017, Director Edgar G. Aquino announced today.
The NOS was resolved because of the parties’ open-mindedness and commitment to industrial peace.  The settlement was facilitated by Director Aquino and Conciliator-Mediator Onofre Bautista.
CCFPI and CCBPIEU-NLU agreed that all monthly-paid employees occupying the positions of settlement clerk, teller, warehouse clerk and assigned at the Commercial Unit Distribution Centers in Malabon, Antipolo, Bagumbayan and Paranaque will be allowed membership with CCBPIEU-NLU by way of tolerance.  The CBA definition of scope and the inclusion of these areas shall be discussed and agreed on with finality during the next CBA negotiation cycle.
The parties will submit a Joint Manifestation of Settlement on the issue of scope over Malabon Distribution Center, which is pending before the Court of Appeals.

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