RCMB5 Employees Updated on Government Social Services

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

22June 2016

 

Legazpi City – The Regional Branch V of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB-V) conducted staff development activity on July 18-19, 2016 held at the NCMB-V office and at the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-5.  Resource persons from local branches of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC), Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), and Social Security System (SSS) were invited to discuss their respective programs and services to employees of the Branch.  Some employees from RTWPB5were also invited to join inasmuch as there were only seven (7) employees from the Branch who were able to attend the activity.

Mr. Bibiano A. Mediana, Social Insurance Specialist of PHIC Region 5 was the first speaker on July 18 wherein he discussed PHIC as a government-owned and controlled corporation that administers the National Health Insurance Program that seeks to provide universal health insurance coverage and ensure affordable, acceptable, available, accessible, and quality health care services for all citizens of the Philippines.  He talked about PhilHealth benefits whereby health care providers are paid a fixed amount for each treated medical or surgical case called “per-case payment.” He also said that diseases and procedures are classified in accordance with the ICD 10 (International Code of Diseases).

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In July 2016, RCMB5 supported three convergence activities with RTWPB5

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

22June 2016

 

Legazpi City – Not one, not two, but three convergence activities with the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-5 were conducted in July 2016.

As part of the continuing partnership with RTWPB5 under the Convergence Program, the Regional Branch V of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (RCMB5) participated in and supported the various seminars on productivity tools and techniques conducted by RTWPB5.

The series of trainings steered by RTWPB5 is in accordance with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Administrative Order No. 47 series of 2015 or the Guidelines in the Implementation of Labor and Management  Cooperation (LMC) Convergence of Programs wherein it is the responsibility or task of the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) through its regional counterpart, the RTWPB5, to enhance existing LMCs or Workplace Cooperation and Partnership (WCPs), through the conduct of orientations/learning sessions and trainings on productivity improvement programs (PIPs) especially in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Re-Orientation on Grievance Handling Conducted

Legazpi City – Regional Branch V of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB-V) in coordination with its social partners, Labor and Management Industrial Peace Advocates (LAMIPA) and Bicol Industrial Grievance Machinery Advocates (BIGMA), facilitated the conduct of a one-day seminar on Grievance Handling held at Villa Caceres Hotel, Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City on June 23, 2016.

The seminar was intended for organized and unorganized companies with existing Labor and Management Committees (LMCs) and Grievance Machinery Committees (GMCs).

To formally start the activity, LAMIPA President Hazel Conda of Energy Development Corporation (EDC) gave her welcome remarks and thanked the group for their support and cooperation to the activities and projects of LAMIPA and BIGMA together with NCMB.  She acknowledged the large crowd that filled-up the venue.

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