RCMB-NCR Settles Two (2) Labor Disputes

Two water-proofing installer and a project manager were paid a total of Php 97, 748.02 in monetary benefits after the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board (RCMB) National Capital Region settled their separate complaints through the Single Entry Approach (SENA) Program, Director Teresita E. Audea announced today.

 

Audea, in her report to Executive Director IV Shirley M. Pascual, said that the two installer Mssrs Salvador Aceron, Jr. and Jonel Felicilda, who used to work with Century Limitless Corp. in Manila came to the RCMB- NCR on March 22, 2016 to seek assistance regarding their complaint for illegal dismissal and non-remittances of SSS & Philhealth premiums.

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Thru NTA, Heirs of a deceased seaman get death benefits

National Conciliation and Mediation Board Officer-in-Charge Shirley M. Pascual announced today the settlement of labor dispute involving Sealanes Marine Services, Inc. and the heirs of Jesus V. Napiza.

Citing a report from RCMB-NCR OIC-Director Amorsolo V. Aglibut, pascual said the labor dispute between the deceased’ manning agency and his heirs was amicably settled on February 11, 2016, following the successful conciliation efforts of OIC-Director Aglibut. Continue reading

The End is the Beginning for Director Estrella B. Rosal

This is the day that the Lord has made… We will rejoice and be glad in it!  This was the opening statement of Conciliator-Mediator Maria Yolanda P. Minoria when she was asked to give a message for Dir. Baby on her retirement.  “Dir. Baby is ending her public service. Now she will have time for everything, so there is life after retirement,” added Con-Med  Minoria.

“She’s a physically small person with a big heart,” is how NCR Chief LEO Delia Yu describes retiring Director Estrella B. Rosal. “She is blessed; she finished the race physically and mentally healthy,” Ms. Yu added. Continue reading

Rosal graces Universal Robina Corporation HR Practitioner’s Forum

“Practicing LMC and GM in the workplace is like having a medical kit, ready to respond to an emergency anytime.”

Thus said RCMB-NCR Director Estrella B. Rosal as she talked about alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in the URC HR practitioners’ forum held at the 45/F Board Room, Robinsons Equitable Tower, Ortigas Center, Pasig City on 26 November 2015.

The forum, which has the topic “Sustaining Industrial Peace”, drew 59 participants from the 16 JG Summit companies. Continue reading

RCMB-NCR Settles Notice of Strike at Textile Firm

Two heads are better than one.

This adage aptly describes the settlement of the notice of strike (NoS) involving Victoria Manufacturing Corporation and its union as the team of RCMB-NCR Director and Conciliator-Mediator composed of Estrella Rosal and Helena Flores, with the guidance of no less than NCMB Deputy Executive Director Teresita L. Cancio, finally resolved the dispute in 79 days after the notice was filed.

In a report to Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, Executive Director Shirley M. Pascual said the Victoria Manufacturing Employees Union (VMEU), an affiliate of MELF, filed a notice of strike against the Textile firm on 07 September 2015, alleging among others, retrenchment of 36 union members, harassment, constructive dismissal, discrimination, violation of CBA provision, illegal reduction of working days/temporary shutdown from July to August 2015 (Section 1 Article V), refusal to bargain and bargaining deadlock. Continue reading

A Car service company and its Union ink CBA

The brewing labor dispute at DCT Holdings and Motor Services Corporation involving CBA deadlock was settled through conciliation-mediation on November 10, 2015, Director Estrella B. Rosal said recently.

“The 30 employees stand to benefit from the said settlement which is estimated at Php 1.3 Million covering the CBA period January 16, 2015 to January 15, 2018, “Rosal added. Continue reading

RCMB-NCR Settles a Tug-of-War Negotiation at South Supermarket

This is what exactly happened to the negotiation by the South Supermarket Inc. and Samahang Manggagawa sa South Supermarket after they have concluded negotiations of their collective bargaining agreement on 03 November 2015, Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board- NCR Director Estrella B. Rosal announced recently.

Earlier, or on 12 October 2015, management sought the Branch assistance through a Preventive Mediation against the union stand on wage increase, loyalty bonus, union leave, seniority pay, and signing bonus. Continue reading

RCMB-NCR complied with the display of Demonetization Process of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) both in bulletin boards and website.

In compliance with the DOLE Memorandum No. GSD- 87-15, s. 2015, dated 05 November 2015, the Branch displayed the primers on the Demonetization Process of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas both in bulletin boards and website, as reflected with the attached BSP letter dated 29 October 2015 and the said Memo for ready reference and information.

BSP Primer on Demonetization Process page 1BSP Primer on Demonetization Process page 2                                                                           BSP letter 10292015 on Demonetization Process DOLE Memo 112015 BSP Demonetization Process

Hotel cook gets 13th month and retirement pay thru SENA

A cook received 13th month and retirement pay after successful Single Entry Approach (SENA) conciliation-mediation conferences conducted by the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board-National Capital Region (RCMB-NCR), Director Estrella B. Rosal said recently.

“The cook received a total of Php 676,000.00,” OIC-Executive Director Shirley M. Pascual said, citing reports from Director Rosal.

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Thru SENA, RCMB-NCR settles three labor disputes

Four office staff, a domestic helper and a human resource officer were paid a total of P2,769,144.73 in retirement and other monetary benefits after the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board (RCMB) National Capital Region settled their separate complaints through the Single Entry Approach (SENA), Director Estrella B. Rosal announced today.

Rosal, in her report to OIC-Executive Director IV Shirley M. Pascual, said that the four office staff Mssrs Jose Turiano, Jr. and Armando Capuyon and Misses Melliza Sumabat and Agnes Tabuena who used to work with Manila Hotel Corporation in Manila came to the RCMB- NCR on September 24, 2015 to seek assistance regarding their complaint for retirement benefits. Continue reading