Convergence Team conducts seminar

Press release

Cebu City—The National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB)VII, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) VII, Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) and the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) VII  conducted a convergence  seminar last June 26.

DOLE 7 Regional Director Atty. Alvin M. Villamor delivers his inspirational message.

DOLE 7 Regional Director Atty. Alvin M. Villamor delivers his inspirational message.

The seminar entitled “Sustaining Harmony Through LMC Convergence of Programs aims to raise consciousness on the one plant-level convergence program  of the DOLE.

The one-day acitivity drew sixty-nine  companies, mostly from the micro and small categories ,  located in  the municipalities of Moalboal, Dumanjug and Badian.

“Labor management cooperation is a proactive mechanism to discuss issues and concerns at the plant level through open communication.”, says Senior LEO Rex P. Ramos.

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Single Entry Approach Desk Officers undergo enhancement seminar

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Cebu City—At least 67 Single Entry Approach Desk Officers (SEADO) of Central Visayas are participating in an enhancement seminar organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) VII and the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB)VII.

The seminar aims to capacitate the SEADOs to ensure appropriate response to all types of labor-management issues through conciliation and mediation.

The two-day activity will tackle the topics, Department Order 174 Series of 2017 in relation to Department Order No. 151 Series of 2016, Relevant Jurisprudence on Labor Relations and Labor Standards, The Labor Inspection System and Framework, The Labor Inspection System- Inspection Protocol, Conciliation-Mediation Process and Techniques Revisited, Taming Emotions and Maintaining Appropriate Attitude and Behavior Before, During and After Conciliation-Mediation.

This is also an opportunity for the SEADOs to discuss among themselves issues and concerns encountered in the handling of request for assistance in their respective offices in an open forum.

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Social partners, NCMB hold coastal clean-up

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San Juan, Siquijor— The Association of Industrial Peace Advocates in Central Visayas (AIPA) Inc., the Association of Accredited Voluntary Arbitrators in Central Visayas (AVAC) and the National Conciliation and Mediation Board VII (NCMB) held a coastal clean-up activity at Solangon.

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(Negros Oriental based AVA Whelma Yap joining the clean-up.)

The activity forms part of the group’s corporate social responsibility initiatives which aims to raise awareness on the proper disposal of trash because of its harming impact to the ocean and the economic damage in terms of tourism and recreation.

Gathering at 6AM on May 19, the participants trooped to Solangon coastline with cleaning paraphernalia with the common goal of collecting the trash littering the Solangon beach.

The group collected several bags of garbage composed of plastic bottles, containers and wrappers during the activity.

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Management sets up lactation facility, provides cooler

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Cebu City—The management of Atos Cebu  set-up a temporary lactation facility and provided a  cooler to address the issue brought through to the Single Entry Approach Program (SENA), Director Edmundo T. Mirasol announced today.

The request came from  Ms. Jucel Ouano, a working mother and a resident of  Talamban, Cebu City.

LEO III  Remus M. Caducoy  who facilitated the settlement said that Ms. Ouano filed the request for assistance for her SSS maternity check and a lactation facility.

“She was employed as an IT helpdesk of the BPO company for 3 years now .”, he said.

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