DOLEFIL AND LEAD.PH SIGNS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 12

December 18, 2018

 

 

DOLEFIL AND LEAD.PH SIGNS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

 

General Santos City – On December 14, 2018,  the Management of  Dole Philippines, Incorporated headed by its Managing Director Mr. Randy L. Fleming and the Labor Employees Association of Dolefil Polomolok Hourlies (LEAD.PH ) headed by its President, Mr. Francis R. Gales have signed a CBA Addendum covering the period December 19, 2018 to December 19, 2020 at Dolefil Employee Pavillion.

 

Their Collective Bargaining Agreement was concluded and facilitated not by the usual CBA Negotiation but rather through a Labor Management Mechanism (LMC). Dolefil’s Kaugnay LMC is a two time National Awardee as the Most Outstanding LMC for Industrial Peace – Organized Category.  It is an indication that industrial peace in the company is sustained and the harmonious relationship between management and workers truly exist.

 

During the signing ceremony, it was announced that the three thousand five hundred members (3,500) of the bargaining unit received their signing bonus worth P15,000.00 and 1 sack of good quality rice on top of the improved provisions of the CBA.

 

Dolefil Assistant Managing Director Mr. Jorge Paez, congratulated the LEAD.PH for their commitment in sustaining industrial peace and in promoting the welfare of the workers.

The signing ceremony was also attended by Polomolok Municipal Mayor Honey-Lumayag-Matti, DOLE XII Assistant Director Arlene R. Bisnon and a number of Management and Union representatives.

 

 

Catherine B. Amigo

RCMBXII

 

NCMB 12 Social Partner’s Turn Over Ceremony

News Release – AIPAS turn over ceremony

General Santos City. – Outgoing Officers of the Association of Industrial Peace Advocates of SOCCSKSARGEN (AIPAS-S), turned over the documents and financial records of the association to the newly elected officers during the meeting held at NCMB 12 Satellite Office last December 7, 2018.Mr. Francisco Abrea, Jr., the elected President of AIPA-s for the third time,expressed his utmost gratitude to the group for their unrelenting support to the industrial peace advocacy. He also warmly welcomed the new members of the association.Twenty Three (23) industrial peace advocates coming from ten (10) different companies in Region 12 graced the activity. AIPA-S is the group that aims to assist, support and partner with the National Conciliation and Mediation Board Region XII, to promote a harmonious working relationship within the company, so as to propagate industrial peace in Region 12. Catherine B. Amigo

 

 

 

 

FORMER GASOLINE STATION WORKERS RECEIVE ITS CASH BOND THROUGH SENA

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board
Regional Branch No. 12
May 30, 2017

FORMER GASOLINE STATION WORKERS RECEIVE ITS CASH BOND THROUGH SENA

Genaral Santos City – Two former workers of Lynez Manpower Services who worked at Mabuhay LinMax Service Station received P3,000.00 each as refund for their cash bond , after an amicable settlement was reached between them and the responding party.

Arvin V. Aniban and Genevieve L. Masaglang filed the RFA on April 25, 2017 for their unclaimed cash bond and underpayment of their salaries. Aniban worked as pump assistant on Jan. 2015 to Dec. 2015 while Masaglang on June 2015 to March 2016.

During the third scheduled hearing, on May 8, 2017, Aniban, Masaglang, Ailyn Balayo ,representative of Lynez Manpower Services and Ignacio Dumaran of Mabuhay LinMax Service Station appeared before SEADO James D. Guazo.

On May 22, 2017, Mr. Ignacio Dumaran, expressed that as per their records Aniban and Masaglang unclaimed cash bond was P2,250.00 and P2,750.00 respectively. Mr. Dumaran granted the appeal of the requesting party to pay each of them the amount of P3,000.00 and give them certificate of employment.

“Nagpapasalamat kami sa NCMB na tumulong para maibigay sa amin ang aming cash bond at nagbigay pa sa amin ng pamasahe para maka dalo kami sa mga hearing”, Aniban and Masaglang said.

The SENA program is an administrative approach to provide a speedy, impartial and accessible settlement procedure for all complaints arising from employee-employer relations. All labor and employment disputes shall undergo a 30-day mandatory conciliation-mediation process to effect settlement.

Catherine B. Amigo

RCMB12 PARTICIPATE IN DOLE RCC 12 ORIENTATION ON D.O 174 SERIES OF 2017

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board
Regional Branch No. 12
May 15, 2017

RCMB12 PARTICIPATE IN DOLE RCC 12 ORIENTATION ON D.O 174 SERIES OF 2017

General Santos City – The Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch XII joined DOLE XII one day Orientation on Department Order No. 174 series, of 2017 otherwise known as “Rules Implementing Article 106-109 of the Labor Code, as Amended” on May 9, 2017 at East Asia Royal Hotel in Gen. Santos City. Participants from RCMB 12 were LEO III Alice Calvi, AO IV James Guazo, AO III Catherine Amigo and AA II Richard Alonzo.

DOLE – Bureau of labor Relations Director IV, Atty. Benjo Santos M. Benavidez was the resource speaker. This activity aims to orient the DOLE 12 personnel, Labor Laws Compliance officers (LLCOs), members of the Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) and League of PESO Managers of Region 12 in order to have a common understanding on the said order that will eventually be cascaded among its stakeholders.

Catherine B. Amigo

TRAINERS TRAINING ON SINGAPORE’S PRODUCTIVITY AND INNOVATION IN LABOUR MANAGEMENT

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board
Regional Branch No. 12
May 29, 2017

RCMB XII CONDUCTS TRAINERS TRAINING ON SINGAPORE’S PRODUCTIVITY AND INNOVATION IN LABOUR MANAGEMENT

General Santos City – The Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch XII and the Association of Industrial Peace Advocates Soccsksargen (AIPA-S) conducted a trainers training on Singapore’s Productivity and Innovation in Labour Management on May 3 – 4, 2017 at Southern Christian College Nature Farm at Midsayap, North Cotabato.

This activity is in line with RCMB12 and AIPA-s commitment to implement the Action Plan on capacity Building Program on Productivity benchmarking Singapore by way of a client-focused activity through an intensified advocacy works on stable labor management relations and productivity.

The participants received a very warm welcome from Southern Christian College President, Mr. Edwin T. Balaki during the courtesy call of the group at his office.

The speakers aside from the NCMB group were the social partners who have participated in the capacity program on productivity held in Singapore. They were Ms. Elaine Mae Mayol, Ms. Kemberly Vingno and Mr. Albert Mendoza who discussed Industrial Relation in Singapore, Singapore’s History and Unionism in Singapore respectively.

During the afternoon of the first day, the participants were treated to a tour at the Southern Christian College Campus and its facilities including its income generating projects.

The branch also presented its 2017 annual budget during the officers meeting in the evening of the first day.
There were a total of 29 social partners coming from the 12 different companies, 9 organized and 3 unorganized attended the training.

Catherine B. Amigo