The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board – Caraga (RTWPB Caraga) in collaboration with DOLE Surigao del Norte Field Office successfully facilitated the “Usapang 2Ps: Produktibo at Pasahod, Discussion on Law on Termination and Training on 7s for Good Housekeeping Practices” on March 23, 2022, at Philippine Gateway Hotel, Surigao City.

Participated by 51 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Surigao del Norte, the activity aims to raise awareness on applicable productivity and wage programs and strategies. Further, this event highlighted the applicable laws on the security of tenure and proper mechanisms in handling employment termination. 

Speakers from RTWPB and DOLE SDNFO gave a clear and concise discussion on their respective topics. 

Board Secretary VI Earl D. Dela Victoria of RTWPB Caraga expertly discussed the topics on Usapang 2Ps: Produktibo at Pasahod, and 7S for Good Housekeeping Practices. He emphasized the importance of work productivity for a business to flourish. The steps on how to apply the 7s for good housekeeping practices were also tackled by Mr. Dela Victoria.

Moreover, LEO III Cornelius B. Mahinay of DOLE SDNFO shared his expertise on the Law on Termination (Security of Tenure). He encouraged business owners and representatives to be equipped with sufficient knowledge on termination and the rules on observance of due process to avoid future legal proceedings.

“Dako akong pasalamat sa taga Department of Labor ug sa RTWPB sa pagimbitar sa ako kay mas nadungagan amo kaalam isip usa ka trabahante ug employer kung unsay mga dapat econsider labina about sa termination. Mas nulayom pud akoang pagsabot about sa 7S kung diin sure ko maaply kini nako sa amo establishment,” Ms. Juphelcita G. Guerra of Mailig Store, a general merchandise store in Surigao City, and one of the activity’s participants shared.

This activity is part of the RTWPB’s mission to promote enterprise and workers’ productivity, especially for MSMEs. 

DOLE SDNFO continues to support initiatives and programs that are relevant to the employment issues and concerns in the province.