NCMB joins feeding and gift-giving to an orphanage

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Cebu City—The National Conciliation and Mediation Board VII shared a  total of 75  toiletry gift packs  to the management of   Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation Philippines, Inc. (ASFFPI)  in support of the Feeding and Gift-giving Program jointly initiated by the Industry Tripartite Council (ITC)  in Education, Hospital and Construction announced Director Edmundo T. Mirasol.

(Children eagerly opening their gift packs.)

(Children eagerly opening their gift packs.)

“The toiletry pack  includes a piece of  soap,  toothbrush and three sachets of toothpaste.”, Mirasol said.

According to Mirasol, the endeavor is a replication of last year’s activity  but this time with two other ITC councils.

It was during a  joint meeting of the ITCs in Education, Hospital  and Construction that the feeding and gift-giving program was unanimously agreed.

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VA resulted to P6.44M, 393 beneficiaries

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Cebu City—The Voluntary Arbitration program of the regional office here resulted to P6.44M monetary equivalent and has benefited 393 workers, announced Director Edmundo T. Mirasol.

According to Mirasol, the monetary benefit comprises the 12 voluntary arbitration cases decided and settled for this year.

“There is an increase of 316% on the monetary benefit and 1123% on the workers benefited as compared to last year.” Director Mirasol said.

In 2017, the VA program generated a total of P2.04M in monetary benefit for 35 workers.

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Learning Congress held

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Cebu City—A total of fifty-seven participants attended the Learning Congress for Voluntary Arbitrators and Social Partners last December 6 announced Director Edmundo T. Mirasol.

(Learning Congress participants with PAVA, AVAC and NCMB.

(The participants of the Learning Congress  with PAVA, AVAC and NCMB.)

“The participants were composed of 42 attendees representing 26 companies as well as 15 PAVA officers and members.”, he said.

PAVA Executive Vice-President Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez discussed the topic   Updates/Latest  Jurisprudence on Contractualization.

He started his discussion giving a brief description on the role of the state which is the protection to labor without oppression to capital and industrial peace based on justice.

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2018 Gawad Linaw awardees bared

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Mandue City—No less than the Chairman of the Board of Judges and NCMB7 Director Edmundo T. Mirasol bared the 2018 Gawad Linaw winners in an awarding ceremony held last December 7 at the Oakridge Pavilion, Mandaue City.

A.D. Gothong Manufacturing Corp. was proclaimed winner for the large business category while Cebu Furniture support as the winner for the small business category. Both winners received a cash prize of P50,000 and a trophy.

The winners were judged based on the following criteria: employee management partnership (25%), state of labor-management and dispute resolution strategies (25%), productivity program (25%) and corporate social responsibility (25%).

Four companies made into the final cut  for the large category namely  A.D. Gothong Manufacturing Corp., Cenapro Chemical Corp., Virginia Farms, Inc., and Zuellig Pharma Corp.

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