The Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch III in partnership with the Central Luzon Association of Labor Management Cooperation Practitioners (CLAMP), Inc. spearheaded the 2017 Regional Convention with learning sessions on the newest DOLE programs and issuances, productivity, and labor relations laws and jurisprudence held on October 19, 2017 at dj Paradise Resort, Inc., Dakila, Malolos, Bulacan.
CLAMP President Rosemarie M. Manota acknowledged the Branch’s unwavering efforts in assisting CLAMP to its commitment in providing workers and management new learnings and information beneficial to them in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
Labor Employment Officer III Melanie L. Nario discussed the revised guidelines in the implementation of Department Order No. 173-17 or DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP).
“It seeks to contribute to poverty reduction and reduce vulnerability to risk the poor, vulnerable, and marginalized workers by way of transitional emergency employment, and promotion of livelihood and entrepreneurship”, she explained.
Senior Labor and Employment Officer Fernando C. Mallari IV imparted Guidelines in the Conduct of Voluntary Regularization of Employees or Labor Advisory No. 6, Series of 2017, specifically, the steps to be observed in complying with the said advisory starting from receipt of letter on voluntary commitment, conduct of joint assessment, preparation of voluntary commitment plan, approval or disapproval of VCP up to issuance of compliance order.
Senior Labor and Employment Officer Edward O. Sayre stressed the purpose and coverage of Department Order No. 178, Series of 2017 or Safety and Health Measures for Workers Who by The Nature of Their Work Have to Stand at Work is to institute appropriate control measures to address the risks to safety and health of workers while standing at work or frequently walking.