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National Conciliation and Mediation Board
Regional Branch No. III
17 July 2017

The Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board joined the Clark Development Corporation’s one-day area wide seminar as part of its information and education campaign focusing on the latest developments on Social Welfare and Labor dubbed as “Malasakit sa Trabaho Kaagapay sa Benepisyo” held at the Somerset A Royce Hotel and Casino, Clark Freeport Zone on 7 July 2017.

Representatives from the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office III, Social Security Services (SSS), Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth), and Pag-Ibig Fund were present in the said activity.

The seminar intends to update Clark Freeport Zone (CFZ) locators on social welfare benefits, labor standards and labor compliance program. It also aims to provide conciliation-mediation process.

In Social welfare program, participants were provided with information on the Updates on Philhealth Membership and Collection, Provident Benefit, New Guidelines on Accreditation of Pag-Ibig Fund Coordinators, and Housing Loan Program were presented.

The resource speakers from DOLE gave some inputs on labor specifically on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Regional Wage Order No. RBIII-20, and Department Order No. 174, series of 2017.

The seminar ended efficaciously, enriching the knowledge of the 278 attendees from 180 CFZ locators.

The seminar was conducted in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement of CDC between NCMB, DOLE, SSS, and PhilHealth.
END/ Rhoda A. Blanco