DOLE launches LHP modules in GenSan
by Ju Entila
General Santos City (25 April) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Regional Office XII launched April 19,2007 here the Labor Relations, Human Relations and Productivity (LHP) Modules intended to bring industrial harmony between employees and management and industrial peace within the labor industry sector.
The activity was attended by almost two hundred representatives representing labor and management of private schools and business establishment in Region XII.
The activity was graced by Mayor Pedro Acharon, Jr. who rendered a welcome to participants. DOLE Assistant Secretary, Ma. Teresa M. Soriano, presented the core summary rationale of the program.
Atty. Montefalco presented the Labor Relations Module while ARD Ma. Celeste M. Valderama, DOLE NCR, and Joel M. Gonzales, RTWPB XII Board Secretary expertly handled the presentation of Human Relations Module and the Productivity Modules respectively.
Asec. Soriano said, the three modules will set the competitive edge of the Philippines vis a vis the globalization challenge. She added, that while the Philippines ranks number 5 in the global skills, even Mongolia however is ahead in competitive environment. With "batas ng bayan" (labor relations laws) being strengthened by the "batas ng samahan" (human relations), rpoductivity is ensured, thus to catapult the Philippines to go over the challenges of globalization. "Shape up, or shift out", RTWB XII representative Joel Gonzales added. (CPIO/PIA SarGen) [top]