To further strengthen the cooperation and partnership among workers and employers in the Cordillera Region, the National Conciliation and Mediation Board and the Cordillera Association of Labor Management Cooperation and Advocates of Voluntary Arbitration (CALMACAVAR) joined forces in coming up with a learning session. The activity was tagged “Understanding Laws and Policies that Affect the Workplace.” It talked on three (3) topics: the Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, Enhancing Work Value System and Mitigating Workplace Discrimination. .
The TRAIN Law which is one of the most disturbing issue today was discussed by Atty. Donna Ngoslab and Claire Regala, both Revenue Officers from the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Dr. Grace Canave smartly and confidently elaborated the styles and approaches on how to discover and develop one’s values in the organization. Ms. Miriam Anne Saboy, likewise encouraged the participants to create a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment through the establishment of labor management cooperation.
In her message, RCMB-CAR Director Brenda Odsey challenged the participants to continue on learning, collaborating and cooperating to equip themselves to become more effective in their own organizations.
Eighty six (86) participants from the region joined this activity at Prince Plaza Hotel, Legarda Rd., Baguio City on June 7-8, 2018.
Maggie B. Balagtey