NCMB’s living legend here in Bicol as SENA Speaker

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

27 February 2019

 

Legazpi City – There’s always something to look forward to whenever former Executive Director IV of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) visits a place.

The officers and staff of the regional branch welcomed with enthusiasm the arrival of retired ED4 Reynaldo Ubaldo in Legazpi City to fulfill a speaking engagement requested by the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office V (DOLEROV).

Ubaldo was invited as one of the speakers during the DOLEROV “Training for SEADOs and General Labor Standards Hearing Officers” held at Christian John Resort, Malbog, Cumadcad, Pilar, Sorsogon on 12 February 2019.  He discussed Single Entry Approach (SEnA) Procedures under Department Order No. 151-16 or the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10396, or “An Act Strengthening Conciliation-Mediation as a Voluntary Mode of Dispute Settlement for All Labor Cases.”

In consonance with the topic, Ubaldo also tackled techniques in conciliation and mediation and the behavioral and skills requirements of a Single-Entry Assistance Desk Officer (SEADO).

After the discussion, mock conciliation and mediation scenarios were presented by the participants to gauge the learnings from the training.

About 40 participants from DOLEROV and attached agencies attended the training including four representatives from NCMB Regional Branch 5.

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COA exit conference: eye-opener and welcome review

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

26 February 2019

 

Auditing is a safeguard measure that attempts to ensure that the books of accounts are properly maintained.  It ascertains how far the financial statements as well as non-financial disclosures present a true and fair view of the concern.” – Wikipedia

 

Every end of the year, the Commission on Audit (COA) conducts exit conference with their auditee to discuss audit observations and recommendations.  After a careful, complete and methodical check and review of the financial account or transactions of the client, the auditors hold a meeting with them in order to confer regarding the results of their year-long careful examination of the books of accounts.

The officer and staff of the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch (RCMB) – V received unambiguously the comments and suggestions of the auditors in a conference held at the branch office on 06 February this year.

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RCMB5 to host seminar to promote programs, services in Sorsogon City

PRESS RELEASE

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

14 February 2019

 

Legazpi City – Regional Branch Director Reynaldo Foncardas announced that the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch (RCMB)-V will hold a seminar on “Orientation on NCMB Programs and Services” on 21 March 2019 at Fernando 168 Bistro Fernando’s Hotel, Bitan-o, Sorsogon City.

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RCMB5 staff undergo cybersecurity learning session

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

28 January 2019

 

Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks. In a computing context, security comprises cybersecurity and physical security — both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorized access to data centers and other computerized systems.” – Google

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Empathy between parties settled SEnA case

GOOD NEWS

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

28 January 2019

 

“You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck

Single-Entry Assistance Desk Officer (SEADO) and Supervising Labor and Employment Officer (SupLEO) Josephine Amaranto of the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch (RCMB)-5 narrated that on 07 January 2018 a worker of a security agency sought the assistance of the Branch through its Single-Entry Approach (SEnA) program for the payment of his overtime pay, night shift differential and holiday pay.  He worked at the company for one and a half months from November to December 2018.

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Beyond 31 years, conciliation is still relevant

PRESS RELEASE

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

28 January 2019

 

“Life is all about balance, and there are certain times of the year – birthday, anniversary, holidays – that are meant to be enjoyed without guilt. That being said, Thanksgiving is a MEAL – it’s not a Thanksgiving Day, and it’s not a Thanksgiving Week.”

By Harley Pasternak

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