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NCMB-RBXI Conducts Learning Session on December 22, 2017

 

NCMB-RBXI organized and hosted a learning session on NCMB Programs and DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) for selected companies on December 22, 2017 at Sequoia Inn, Monteverde St., Davao City.  There were 10 unorganized companies (not unionized) and 1 organized company who attended the said activity.

Sheila A. Rivera, LEO III of the branch served as the emcee of the day.  The program started with an invocation followed by the Philippine National Anthem.

The first Resource Speaker was Senior LEO Cary Jun P. Montero who presented the NCMB Overview.  He briefly discussed about the three main programs of NCMB namely Conciliation-mediation, Grievance Machinery (GM) and Voluntary Arbitration (VA) and Labor Management Cooperation (LMC).  He also presented other programs, the Single Entry Approach (SEnA) and Gender and Development (GAD).

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This was then followed by Supervising LEO Nancy L. Lasquite who presented Labor Management Cooperation (LMC).  She emphasized the value of embracing this program as one of the bipartite mechanisms in the workplace that will help address daily issues and concerns of employees and employers.  She, further, presented best practices of some companies in the region and how they benefitted from the program.

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After Ms. Lasquite, Ms. Iza Beth C. Villareal, LEO II and DILEEP Alternate Focal of DOLE-Davao City Field Office presented the said program and the requirements to avail it.

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“DILEEP is the DOLE’s contribution to the government’s agenda of inclusive growth through massive job generation and substantial poverty reduction and reduce the vulnerability to risks of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized workers,” Ms. Villareal stated.

“Only one member per household shall be qualified to avail of the program and this is once a year,” she added.

She further emphasized that this program is a financial assistance or a start-up capital solely for the purchase of raw materials, equipment, tools and jigs and other support services necessary for the proposed business. 

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The program ended with the challenge from the company representatives to present to their respective company the programs of NCMB and DILEEP.  The branch gave them their choice on whether to welcome the orientation of the programs at their respective workplace by 2018.