Two water-proofing installer and a project manager were paid a total of Php 97, 748.02 in monetary benefits after the Regional Conciliation and Mediation Board (RCMB) National Capital Region settled their separate complaints through the Single Entry Approach (SENA) Program, Director Teresita E. Audea announced today.
Audea, in her report to Executive Director IV Shirley M. Pascual, said that the two installer Mssrs Salvador Aceron, Jr. and Jonel Felicilda, who used to work with Century Limitless Corp. in Manila came to the RCMB- NCR on March 22, 2016 to seek assistance regarding their complaint for illegal dismissal and non-remittances of SSS & Philhealth premiums.
On 06 April 2016, the parties reached an agreement after the complainants accepted the offer of the management. Aceron and Felicilda were paid not only of their salaries amounting to Php 5,124.01 each for March 18-31, 2016 but also, their employment were restored through transferred to AFINES, Inc. effective 01 April 2016.
On the other hand, the complaint of Mr. Eugenio M. General, Jr. was settled after he accepted management’s offer of Php 87,500.00 for his claims on 06 April 2016.
General, who was employed as project manager in one of the projects of DM Wenceslao & Associates, Inc., came to the RCMB-NCR on March 11, 2016 to complain about his alleged forced resignation.
The complainants were assisted by Con-Med Helena R. Flores who needed only two to three conciliation meetings to settle their complaints.
“The settlement of the foregoing SENA cases prevented the clogging of the dockets of the NLRC,” Pascual said.
“Had these SENA cases not been promptly attended to, the parties may be forced to square-off before the labor arbiter,” Pascual added.
She commended Con-Med Helena S. Flores for her efforts in helping the parties to find solution to their problems.
– Renato R. Cañutal