Holy Cross of Davao College and HCDCEA Sign their CBA
“The labor dispute between Holy Cross of Davao College Employees Association-ADLO-KMU and Holy Cross of Davao College is finally over effective April 5, 2018. And now both parties concluded and signed their CBA yesterday, on April 26, 2018”, OIC-Director of RCMB XI Aerrine Marie R. Reyes announced.
On January 19, 2018, the union, Holy Cross of Davao College Employees Association-Association of Democratic Labor Organization-Kilusang Mayo Uno requested the intervention of NCMB-RBXI through the filing of Notice of Strike on the ground of bargaining deadlock.
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Labor Dispute at Pilipino Cable Corp. is finally settled
The labor dispute between Pilipino Cable Corp. Davao Employees Union-SENTRO and Pilipino Cable Corporation and its Subsidiaries: Davao Cableworld Network, Inc. and Sun Cable System was finally settled on March 16, 2018, OIC-Director of RCMB XI Aerrine Marie R. Reyes announced.
On February 6, 2018, the union requested the intervention of the Office through the filing of Notice of Strike on the ground of bargaining deadlock.
On February 21, 2018, this office validated deadlocked issues both political and economic. During the validation, the union identified priority and non-priority economic items. The union identified most priority economic items as salary increase, union assistance, other fringe benefits, eyeglasses, educational assistance, service award, COLA and signing bonus.
RCMB XI Settles labor dispute at four companies of Lapanday at once
OIC-Director Aerrine Marie R. Reyes announced the settlement of the labor dispute of four companies of Lapanday on March 8, 2018 which was conciliated simultaneously.
On January 19, 2018, Global Fruits Corp. Integrated Employees Union-ALU-TUCP filed a preventive mediation case against Lapanday Foods Corp. on the issue of counter proposals from management panel despite of three session meeting and many re-scheduling by the management panel.
On January 22, 2018, the Samahang Manggagawa ng Lapanday Guihing (SAMALAG)-ALU-TUCP filed a Notice of Strike (NOS) against Lapanday Agricultural Development Corp. on the issue of union busting and illegal retrenchment.
LCT XI converges North and South Operations of Tristar Group of Companies
RCMB XI as program manager on LMC together with it converging team, the RTWPB, OSHC, ECC and BWSC conducted a plant level orientation on LMC Convergence of Programs on March 9, 2018 at HBC Subasta Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Calinan, Davao City.
The LMC Convergence Team (LCT) converged 6 companies of Tristar Group of Companies namely Vizcaya Plantation, Inc. from North Operations and the South Operations namely Highland Banana Corp.-Subasta, Highland Banana Corp.-Sirib, Highland Banana Corp.-Guianga, Highland Banana Corp.-Toril and Highland Banana Corp.-Pangyan.
The program started with the introduction of LC Team which was given by Senior LEO Cary Jun P. Montero.
NCMB-RBXI Participates in the First National Information Convention at SMX Convention Center, Lanang Davao City
NCMB-RBXI headed by OIC-Director Aerrine Marie R. Reyes sent one delegate to the first ever National Information Convention at the SMX Convention Center on February 19-21, 2018. This event with the theme “Spurring Development and Empowering Communities through Information” was spearheaded by Philippine Information Agency.
Sheila A. Rivera represented the office as designated Labor Information Officer together with Ms. Catherine Amigo of RCMB XII.
“I am very grateful for OIC-Director Aerrine Marie R. Reyes for sending me to this very historic event. This made me realize my social responsibility as designated LIO in the branch. I am inspired by the message that my role as information communicator can bring about change to other people”.
The three day event was filled with learning and excitement as honourable Resource Speakers coming from NGAs, PCOO, private companies among others shared their enormous knowledge and experience in their respective topics as well as their advocacy for the countrymen. Some of the Resource Speakers were Secretaries from NGAs, Assistant Secretary, Undersecretary, CEO, Columnist and Journalist among others.
Court of Appeals Affirms One VA Case Decision
Court of Appeals affirmed with modification and promulgated a Decision on January 30, 2018 the appealed VA case decision of Voluntary Arbitrator Art O. Tan dated 12 January 2017 in VA Case No. AC-354-RCMB-XI-LVA-10-02-09-2016 on the issue of “Whether the Dismissal of Mr. Orlando Villamor is Legal based on CBA Provision on Management Prerogative and Interpretation and Implementation of Company Personnel Policy”, declaring the dismissal from service of Orlando Villamor as illegal and ordering Sumifru (Philippines) Corp. to pay him separation pay.
On July 25, 2016, UBC Sumifru Salaysay Workers Union- Associated Labor Union (ALU)-Trade Union Congress of the Phil. (TUCP) filed a Preventive Mediation case at NCMB-RBXI against Sumifru (Philippines) Corp. docketed as RCMB-XI-DDS-PM-07-012-2016 on the issue of Interpretation or enforcement of company personnel policy, damages, Attorney’s fee and illegal dismissal.
On August 24, 2016, both parties agreed to submit the issues to Voluntary Arbitration.
Hence, both parties submitted a Submission Agreement dated September 26, 2016 for the filing of VA case which was then docketed as VA Case No. AC-354-RCMB-XI-LVA-10-02-09-2016.
On January 12, 2017, VA Tan issued a decision declaring the dismissal of Orlando Villamor illegal and ordered the management to pay him separation pay.
Sumifru (Phils.) Corp., however, filed before CA a Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court with docket no. as CA-G.R. SP No. 07931-MIN, for the assailed decision of VA Tan.
ALMACOP, Davao Chapter and NCMB-RBXI Hold a Learning Session and General Assembly
The Association of Labor Management Cooperation Practitioners (ALMACOP), Davao Chapter in cooperation with the National Conciliation and Mediation Board, Regional Branch XI levelled up again with the first area-wide seminar for 2018 entitled “Level Up 2018.1: Levelling Up Industrial Peace” at the Grand Regal Hotel, Lanang, Davao City on February 9, 2018. The activity includes learning session in the morning entitled “Levelling Up Industrial Peace” and General Assembly and Election of the new set of officers in the afternoon.
There were 136 participants who attended in this event.