RCMB-NCR Settles Notice of Strike of a Non-Life Insurance Company

The notice of strike filed by the PNB GENERAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION – PTGWO against PNB GENERAL INSURERS COMPANY, INC., has been settled, NCMB Executive Director Shirley M. Pascual announced recently.

Pascual, citing a report from Director Teresita E. Audea, said that the Union filed the notice of strike against the company on 20 April 2016 on account of bargaining deadlock. Continue reading

Conciliation-Mediation paves the way for the payment of a fitter’s monetary claims

Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board-National Capital Region Director Teresita E. Audea announced today the settlement of a Notice to Arbitrate filed by a fitter from San Miguel, Bulacan.

Emmanuel M. Santos filed the case on June 13, 2016 against Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc., citing disability benefits, illness allowance, reimbursement of medical expenses, damages and Attorney’s fees. Continue reading

RCMB-NCR Settles Two (2) Labor Disputes

A messman and a bosun were paid a total of P 5,464,800.00 in monetary benefits after the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board (RCMB) National Capital Region settled their separate complaints through the conciliation-mediation services, Director Teresita E. Audea announced recently.  The complainants filed a Notice to Arbitrate with the Branch which were both processed using conciliation-mediation.

Audea, in her report to Executive Director IV Shirley M. Pascual, said that Mr. Eduardo R. Melencion, Jr, who used to work as a messman of PACIFIC OCEAN MANNING INC. on board M/V “Stolt Pondo” came to the RCMB- NCR on January 11, 2016 to seek assistance regarding his complaint for disability benefits. Continue reading

Bosun receives monetary claims through conciliation-mediation

A Bosun received a total of 2,732,400.00 in disability benefits following the successful resolution of his complaint through Conciliation-Mediation. The complaint was initially filed as Notice to Arbitrate.  Prior to arbitration, the RCMB-NCR exerted conciliation-mediation efforts to effect possible settlement.  The Branch succeeded in settling the case.

Mr. Arturo G. Brondial was repatriated due to alleged medical ailments after working on board M/T “RAY G”, filed a complaint on March 8, 2016 for total and permanent disability benefits, damages and attorney’s fees against his employer, Elburg Shipmanagement Philippines. Continue reading

RCMB-NCR Settles Two (2) NTA Cases

An able seaman and a chief cook were paid a total of P 6,522,600.00 in monetary benefits after the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board (RCMB) National Capital Region settled their separate complaints through the Notice to Arbitrate, OIC Ma Yolanda P. Minoria announced today.

 

Minoria, in her report to Executive Director IV Shirley M. Pascual, said that Mr. Quintin E. Mifania, Jr, who used to work as an able seaman of WAGENBORG MANILA INC. on board M/V DIEZEBORG came to the RCMB- NCR on April 04, 2016 to seek assistance regarding his complaint for disability benefits. Continue reading

Team RCMB-NCR observes National Women’s Month 2016

More than the usual streamer display and  activities,  the Branch had its own way of observing  this year’s National Women’s Month, the with theme: “Kapakanan ni Juana,  isama sa Agenda.”  Being part of the busiest branch of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board,  operating in the prime region of the country,  the ability to harmonize work and family responsibilities was a priority gender issue of the men and women of RCMB-NCR.

Pausing for a well-deserved retreat, a total of 17 personnel travelled out of town to Tuba, Benguet last March 9-12, 2016. Officer-in-charge Amorsolo V. Aglibut  and Conmed George R. Ridad led the Branch in this GAD organization-focused activity cum  TRAVEL (short for team refocusing and values enhancement leadership) seminar. Continue reading

Claims Executives from Greece and Norway visit RCMB-NCR for courtesy call to New Branch Director

The Claims Executives from Gard Greece, Gard Norway, The Standard Club Greece and Alassin Greece visited the RCMB-NCR, making a courtesy call to Branch Director Teresita E. Audea.

The Executives met with Director Audea and Chief LEO Ma D. Yu on Friday morning (April 15) and discussed the NCMB’s programs and procedures, particularly on maritime concerns. Continue reading

RCMB-NCR settles disability claims of an able seaman

National Conciliation and Mediation Board Executive Director Shirley M. Pascual announced recently the settlement of labor dispute involving Mr. Rebocato V. Villasis, Jr. and Career Philippines Shipmanagement, Inc.

“I would like to commend Conciliator-Mediator Helena R. Flores for her efforts in facilitating the settlement of the NTA after it was filed sometime December last year, “Pascual said citing a report from RCMB-NCR OIC-Director Amorsolo V. Aglibut. Continue reading

Settlement is still better than Litigation

This is what exactly happened to the labor dispute between Antonio A. Cabidog, a bosun and Alpha Shipmanagement Corporation after they have settled the case on March 31, 2016, Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board- NCR Director Teresita E. Audea announced recently.

On October 21, 2015, Mr. Cabidog filed a Notice to Arbitrate case against the said manning agency seeking payment of total and permanent disability claim. Continue reading