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RCMB-CAR Dir. Lourdes P. Estioco and other DOLE-RCC heads witnessed DOLE Sec. Rosalinda D. Baldoz unveil the Baguio City Economic Zone (BCEZ) marker for achieving the three (3) prestigious certificates under the DOLE’s new Labor Law Compliance System (LLCS). The ceremonies was held at the BCEZ, Loakan Road on February 23, 2015.

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BCEZ was awarded three (3) Certificates of Compliance as Labor Law Compliant Zone, Child Labor Free Zone and Productivity-Based Pay Practitioner Zone, the first economic zone in the country with a “3-in-1” award.     10,115 workers were benefitted from the Sixteen (16) principal locators and Twenty-One (21) Subcontractors of BCEZ who complied with the requirements of the Labor Law Compliance System (LLCS)

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The unveiling ceremonies at BCEZ was concluded by a tree planting rite by Sec. Badoz and Atty. Rene Joey S. Mipa, PEZA Administrator.

To recognize the other establishments that have complied with the requirements of LLCS for CY 2014, the awarding ceremonies continued at the CAP Building, Camp John Hay, Baguio City.

From the 1,148 establishments assessed by LLCOs, 1,106 establishments were issued COCs for both GLS and OSHS. 514 COCs were already distributed to the concerned establishments in 2014. The remaining 555 establishments were lucky to have DOLE Sec. Baldoz award their COCs. In her keynote message, Sec. Baldoz challenged the awardees, “Work your way up, and see you at the presidential award”, she said.   Maggie B. Balagtey, LEO III