News Release
National Conciliation and Mediation Board
Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch II
22 March 2018

Tuguegarao City – In their continuous efforts to sustain a harmonious relationship between labor and management in the workplace, the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch II (RCMB II) and the practitioners of Labor-Management Cooperation (LMC) dubbed Partnership of Workers and Employers in Region 2 (POWER 2) collaborated in the preparation of their 2018 activities during the latter’s officers’ meeting with the branch held at the RCMB2’s conference room on February 21, 2018.

“This meeting is a great opportunity for both this branch and your organization because it means making our work together easier and faster,” RCMB II Supervising Labor and Employment officer Minda B. Tungpalan said.

POWER 2 President Kristine T. Basquez noted that the officers support the branch’s cause of maintaining industrial peace.

“Our activities for this year will serve as an opportunity for learning because, as far as LMC is concerned, it will bring companies with different backgrounds and levels of experience to contribute to a project that requires skills in enhancing the relationship between workers and employers,” she added.

The meeting enabled POWER 2 and RCMB II to list attainable year-round activities which included assigning of tasks to POWER2 officers.

The joint programs for the year included general quarterly meetings with learning sessions on Discipline and Administrative Due Process, and LMC and Grievance Machinery Best Practices; LMC Regional Convention on Labor Law Updates, Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, Productivity, Pag-Ibig and Philhealth Updates; teambuilding activities; and outreach program.

END/ Minda B. Tungpalan