MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, November 16 — The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. 10 (DOLE-10), through its Camiguin Provincial Field Office (Cam PFO), conducted an orientation on Workers Organization Development (WODP) to the officers and members of the four associations, recently in the Local Government Unit of this Municipality.
DOLE-X Cam PFO OIC Head Arlyn Z. Bael reported to Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante, that the meeting was attended by some 71 members of the following associations, namely: 1) Kapunongang Mananagat sa Tagdo; 2) Association of Bakeshop Workers of Cakestop ATPB.; 3) Lagundi Samahang Pangkabuhayan Association; and 4) Paradise Island Pangkabuhayan Association.
Bael explained, “WODP serves as a mechanism in strengthening trade unions and other workers’ organizations by providing an opportunity for systemic learning and growth for productivity, prosperity and welfare to the employer, workers’ organization and its members and their dependents.”
Meanwhile, during the meeting, Bael lobbied the support of Mambajao Municipal Mayor Maria Luisa D. Romualdo for the livelihood project proposals submitted by the said associations with LGU Barangay Poblacion as the Accredited Co-Partner (ACP).
“Most importantly, the association or group must be accredited first in the municipality as a protocol and in the observance of procedures of the LGU,” Mr. Atanacio Lusdoc Jr., Public Employment Service Office Manager and representative of Mayor Romualdo said.
The groups were responsive of the directives of Mayor Romualdo and pledged to abide with the rules. (Jovelyn V. Perez/DOLE-X Camiguin PFO)