Orientation for senior citizens held

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Cebu City—One hundred senior citizens of Barangay San Roque, Cebu City were informed of their benefits and privileges during an orientation on Republic Act No. 9994 last October 27,  announced Director Edmundo T. Mirasol.

Brgy. San Roque Councilor Niceforo Iroy giving his welcome message during the activity.

(Brgy. San Roque Councilor Niceforo Iroy giving his welcome message during the activity.)

The orientation is part of the board’s action plan for programs and services that addresses the needs and concerns of senior citizens and persons with disabilities wherein government agencies are mandated to allocate two percent of their total budget for such purpose in support of the provisions of Republic Act No. 9994 and 7277.

“Senior citizens are the fiber which connects the past and present generation,” stressed Director Mirasol on his message.

Conmed Rosemarie G. Oxinio who discussed the RA 9994 said that one of the privileges of senior citizens is 20% discount in actual fare for air transport services and shipping vessels.

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SENA intervention paves for plant-level orientation seminar

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Cebu City—Two recent SENA intervention handled by Conciliator-Mediator Paciano L. Murro Jr.  paves the regional branch to promote its programs in a plant-level orientation seminar to the requested companies involved.

The companies,  Wash N Dry and Wuhan Fiberhome International Technologies Phils. Inc. were oriented on Labor Management Cooperation, Grievance Machinery and Voluntary Arbitration programs on October 13 and 27.

Conciliator Mediator Paciano L. Murro Jr. giving an overview of NCMB during the Wash N Dry orientation.

(Conciliator Mediator Paciano L. Murro Jr. giving an overview of NCMB during the Wash N Dry orientation.)

(Senior LEO Rex P. Ramos giving the activity during the LMC discussion.)

(Senior LEO Rex P. Ramos giving the activity during the LMC discussion.)

Wash N Dry is a laundry services company  while Fiberhome International Technologies Phils. is an equipment vendor and global solution provider in the field of information technology and telecommunications.

At Wash N Dry, nine participants from their branches attended the orientation conducted at Banilad Training Room while at Fiberhome,  thirty participants attended the orientation held at Fiberhome Qimonda Office.

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NCMB shares convergence program to FWP Implementers

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Cebu City—No less than NCMB  7 Director Edmundo T. Mirasol  shared the convergence program to  Family Welfare Program (FWP)  implementers during its Action Planning and Capacity Building Activity last September 24.

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Twenty-one implementers attended the activity coming from DOLE 7 and its Field Offices as well as from partner companies namely: Alturas Group of Companies, Virginia Food, Inc., Atlas Fertilizer Corporation, Sports Royal, Inc., Knowles Electronics and Primary Structures Inc.

“The FWP structure can be an entry point in introducing the Labor Management Cooperation (LMC)  program under the convergence concept which is basically bringing the DOLE programs and services through a one plant-level structure.” Director Mirasol stressed in his discussion.

According to Director Mirasol, one LMC attribute which can also be integrated to an FWP structure is having an operating guideline to ensure orderly operations of the committee.

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Four agency employees get regularized

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Cebu City—Four agency employees get regularized and will be covered with labor standards, social and medical benefits after the swift settlement of the request for assistance   in two conciliation conferences says Director Edmundo T. Mirasol.

Ms. Imee D. Igo-ogan and three others who worked as cashiers at La Nueva Supermart Inc.- City Hall   under Genesis Agency Manpower will now be regular employees of the former starting September 12.

The agreement which was forged last September 5 ended the employee’s fear of losing their jobs because their contract with the agency had already ended.

Conciliator Paciano L. Murro Jr. who facilitated the settlement said that the requesting parties filed the request for assistance on account of holiday pay, social and medical benefits and end of contract.

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