RCMB5 caps women’s month celebration with tour

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

April 2018 

 

“One of the steps in building employee commitment and involvement especially in terms of gender perspective is to plan and execute social and athletic activities.” This was the opening statement of Regional Branch Director Reynaldo Foncardas of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board, Regional Branch 5, or RCMB5 for brevity, said on the culmination of the Women’s Month celebration.

“The activities allowed our staff to interact with each other and thus build greater professionalism in government service rooted on dedication and innate integrity.  This year’s theme: WE Make Change for Women, emphasized women as active drivers in bringing about positive changes.  And this can be brought about by interaction, not only within the confines of the office but also outside such as with nature or historical places, or beautiful spots in the locality or with private as well as public offices.  In this way, they can reap the development in the countryside and communities brought about by women’s efforts.”

In compliance with the Civil Service Commission Memorandum Circular No. 03 series of 2017 encouraging all government agencies to undertake activities that highlights women as positive change drivers, the RCMB5 conducted various activities like hanging of 2018 Women’s Month streamer in the façade of the office, wearing of shirts with official logo and print as prescribed by the Philippine Commission on Women, uploading of campaign streamer and official logo in the website of the RCMB5, conducting of an area-wide seminar on Gender and Development attended by representatives from private organized and unorganized companies in the Bicol Region, holding of an in-house seminar on Pag-IBIG and PhilHealth programs and services and participating in the “One Billion Rising” Campaign.

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PM case solved in one sitting

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

6 April 2018

 

Legazpi City – When the rank-and-file union president and secretary of the Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CANORECO) sought the intervention of the Branch office by filing a preventive mediation (PM) case against the electric cooperative little did the Branch personnel know that the case will be solved in just one conciliation meeting.

“I left my report hanging unsure whether to place “settled” or “pending” in the status of case filed in the Branch thinking that with the scheduled conciliation meeting and as experienced before it usually takes several meetings before a case is mutually agreed upon or settled,” narrated Supervising Labor and Employment Officer (SupLEO) Josephine Amaranto when she was in the process of updating her monthly case development monitoring system report.  “I was hesitant to tag the case as settled considering that it was just a week after filing it with the office.  I was almost sure it would not be settled that early.  But there it was, during the initial conference, the parties mutually agreed to the proposals after a short deliberation on it.”

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RCMB5 hosts DOLEROV-RCC full council meeting

PRESS RELEASE

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

27 March 2018

 

Legazpi City – As agreed during the February 28, 2018 meeting of the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office (DOLEROV) Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC), the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch (RCMB) – 5 hosted the March 21 Full Council meeting held at the Branch Office at Aquende Drive, Legazpi City.

Aside from the DOLEROV, there were seven attached agencies that were represented, namely, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration-Regional Satellite Office (POEA-RSO)-5, Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-5, Occupational Safety and Health Center-Regional Extension Unit (OSHC-REU)-5,  National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO), National Labor Relations Commission-Regional Arbitration Branch (NLRC-RAB)-5, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration-Regional Welfare Office (OWWA-RWO)-5 and RCMB5.
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Area Wide Seminar on Gender and Development

PRESS RELEASE

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No. 5

12 March 2018

 

Legazpi City – As part of mainstreaming gender and development programs to its stakeholders, the National Conciliation and Mediation Board – Regional Branch 5 (NCMB-RB5), in coordination with its social partners, the Labor and Management Industrial Peace Advocates (LAMIPA) and Organization of Grievance Machinery Advocates (OGMA) spearheaded a whole day seminar on March 7, 2018 on Gender and Development (GAD).

More than ninety attendees from different management and labor representatives of organized and unorganized private companies in the region trooped to Hotel St. Ellis in Legazpi City to participate in the seminar.  Topics on Anti-Sexual Harassment Act, Anti-Violence against Women and their Children Act, Basic Human Rights, and Workplace Harassment Prevention were presented.  Other topics included were programs on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Welfare, DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment and Workers’ Organization and Development.

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RCMB5 personnel undertakes basic computer skills seminar

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National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Regional Branch No.5

12 March 2018

 

Computer skills as a basic tool for productivity

Nowadays, the use of computer is common in many workplaces since almost all offices use computer for the purpose of emailing and documenting ideas.  Computer skills become a basic requirement for most jobs as most offices require every job applicant to at least possess computer skills, as well as basic understanding on how to use and operate a computer including word processors and computer programs.

Last February 27, 2018, the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch 5 (RCMB5) provided a training titled “Computer Hardware and Software Fundamentals”.  The activity was attended by personnel of said office.  The primary objective of the seminar is to familiarise the employees of the various parts of the computer and to test their knowledge about it.

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