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The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board XII (RTWPB XII), in partnership with Department of Labor and Employment XII (DOLE XII) and its Field Offices, conducted six (6) successive learning sessions on Wage Order No. RB XII-19 and Productivity 101 for Private Enterprises in the region.


            The said learning sessions, which were conducted in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, Sarangani, Cotabato, and in the cities of General Santos and Cotabato, aimed to disseminate and let workers in the private sector know the specific provisions and the rules implementing Wage Order No. RB XII-19. Also, it targeted to stimulate efficiency so to increase productivity among all workers in the private sector through Basic Productivity Concepts.

      In the course of consecutive conduct of

Wage Clinique, clarificatory questions on statutory benefits – particularly on Holiday Pay

and Paternity Leave were raised. Albert E. Gutib, the OIC-Regional Director of DOLE-XII

 and the Chairperson of RTWPB-XIItogether with Jessie M. Dela Cruz, the Board Secretary VI, and the concerned DOLE-Field Office Head/Representative responded to such queries- among other questions relative to wages.

RTWPB XII also, got the chance to promote and acquaint private establishments with its various programs and serviceswhich will benefit the private industries in the region. These include Capacity Building Trainings, such as: ISTIV-Productivity Awareness Program, a firm-level value-based HR intervention; ISTIV-Bayanihan, a productivity enhancement training program for Barangay Micro Business Enterprises/Micro Enterprises; 5S of Good Housekeeping, an integrated concept of actions, condition and culture aimed at boosting productivity through basic housekeeping resources;Service Quality for Key Employment Generators (KEGs), a training intervention for workers in the Hotel and Restaurant Industry; and other programs and services which can be availed without any payment. 

 RTWPB XII is encouraging private enterprises to request and avail of its free trainings to increase awareness on Labor Relations and Productivity. For details, please contact RTWPB XII at this phone numbers: (083) 520-0129 or 878-4723 email: or visit their office at 102 ACEPAL Bldg., Mabini Extension, Koronadal City, South Cotabato.



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