Filminera, PhilGold Rank and File EEC conduct team enhancement activity

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

31 August 2017

 

Legazpi City – As one of the activities of the Employee Engagement Committees (EECs) Non-Supervisory Levels of Filminera Resources Corporation (FRC) and Philippine Gold Processing and Refining Corporation (PhilGold), they conducted a team enhancement activity for its members on 18 July 2017 at the mine site, Aroroy, Masbate.

The purpose of the activity is to sustain the harmonious working relationship in the two corporations especially the rank and file employees.  The activity was facilitated by the Human Resource Department.

In a statement from HR Superintendent Leah Bonilla she emphasized the need for the management and the workers to have an open communication.  “This activity is an effective way to loosen the thread of misunderstanding between top officials and the rank-and-file employees and pave the way for a harmonious relationship between and among us.”

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After BICS training, Caroche to promote personnel safety and security

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

31 August 2017

 

Legazpi City – Regional Branch 5 Administrative Officer IV Hazel Caroche recently went on a three-day training on Basic Incident Command System (BICS) conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) – Regional Office V under its “Green Our DOLE Program” (GODP) on July 24-26, 2017 held at the DOLEROV Conference Room, Old Albay, Legazpi City.

Along with DOLEROV employees, Caroche was joined by representatives from regional counterparts of DOLE member agencies such as Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Employees’ Compensation Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Center, Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, National Reintegration Center for OFWs, and Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board.

The aim of the training is to equip DOLE and attached agencies’ employees to respond to disaster and prepare them for possible unforeseen natural as well as man-made disaster or emergencies.

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Director Bong strikes again

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

7 August 2017

 

 

Legazpi City – No, he did not stage a labor strike.  But yes, Regional Branch Director Reynaldo Foncardas, or “Director Bong” to acquaintances, strikes his magic wand anew!  His wizardly exceptional way of settling labor disputes despite the odds is once again manifested in his newly conciliated case between Universidad de Sta. Isabel – Health Services Department (USI-HSD) Employees Union and USI for merely two conferences.

“His uncanny approach in resolving cases even when we thought it is unsolvable due to complicity or complexity but still Director Bong has the knack of finding a way to somehow decide the issue,” answered Supervising Labor and Employment Officer (SupLEO) Josephine Amaranto when asked as to the reason for the early settlement of the case.

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RCMB5 enhances FRC, PGPRC EEC

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

18 July 2017

Legazpi City – At the invitation of the two corporations, on July 18, 2017, the team from the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch (RCMB)-5 composed of Senior Labor and Employment Officer (SrLEO) Efleda Hourani, Supervising LEO (SupLEO) Josephine Amaranto and Regional Branch Director Reynaldo Foncardas proceeded to the mine site of Masbate Gold Project at Puro, Aroroy, Masbate, to conduct enhancement workshop for the officers and some members of the non-supervisory level Employee Engagement Committee (EEC) of Filminera Resources Corporation (FRC) and Philippine Gold Processing and Refining Corporation (PGPRC). Continue reading

Director Foncardas promotes NCMB programs at Productivity Seminar

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

21 July 2017

Legazpi City – In celebration of the Bicol Business Month this July 2017, the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) – Bicol Chapter and the Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) in partnership with the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) Region V invited NCMB Regional Branch Director Reynaldo S. Foncardas as one of the speakers in the one-day orientation seminar on Productivity 101 and updates on other DOLE Programs and Services last July  21, 2017 at The Royale Emelina, Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City.

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