Baldoz congratulates Philippine industry awardees of tripartite certification

Date Posted: January 21st, 2014 07:42 AM

2013 TCCLS scorecard: 58 models of voluntary labor law compliance

Baldoz congratulates Philippine industry awardees of tripartite certification

The DOLE is ending the year 2013 with a modest, but bountiful harvest, of 58 private companies with tripartite certification of compliance with labor standards.

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz proudly said this yesterday as she congratulated the 58 establishments that have been awarded the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Tripartite Certificate of Compliance with Labor Standards (TCCLS) in the latter part of the year after "very careful" tripartite assessment and verification.

"The 58 companies is a modest start, but they set the example as models of the DOLE's new and vigorous pursuit of the best in voluntary compliance with the country's labor standards. The value of the award lies in the fact that it was tripartite in nature, meaning, it’s the workers and their peers in the industry which decided on the award," she said.

The TCCLS awardees cut across the major industries of the country, such as healthcare/hospitals, educational institutions, manufacturing (food, beverage, packaging, infrastructure, semiconductors and electronics, wiring harness) services, hotel and restaurant, agri-business, agriculture, wholesale and retail trade, power generation, transportation,  electronic information processing services, mining, and construction. As of 30 November 2013, the 58 TCCLS awardees are as follows:

National Capital Region (NCR)--Far Eastern University (FEU);  Unilever Philippines; Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods (Phils.) Inc.; San Miguel Corporation; and Petron Marketing Corporation.

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)--Abra Diocesan Teachers and Employees Multi-purpose Cooperative (ADTEMPCO);  Almora General Hospital; Baguio Country Club; Camp John Hay Leisure, Inc. (The Manor); Danny Joan Farm; Hedcor Inc. (an LMC Awardee);  Kabinnulig Para Ti Panagduras Ti Abra, Inc.; Naduma Enterprises, Inc.;  Narda’s Trading Corporation; SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc.-Binga Hydroelectric Power Plant (a GKK Awardee); Texas Instruments (Phils.), Inc.; and University of the Cordilleras (also a GKK Awardee).

Region 1--Aniceto Bus Line; Team Sual Corporation (also a GKK Awardee); and  Marsha’s Delicacies. Region 2--SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. (also a GKK Awardee). Region 3--International Wiring Systems Philippines Corporation (also a GKK Awardee); and ON Semiconductor SSMP Philippines Corporation.

Region 5--Energy Development Corp. (EDG)-Bacman (a GKK/Best Family Welfare Awardee); and Inno Data Knowledge Services, Inc. Region 6--Panay Power Corporation (a GKK Awardee).

Region 7--CP Kelco Phils., Inc.; Mactan Shangri-La Resort, Inc.; TMX Philippines, Inc.; Taiyo Yuden (Phils.), Inc.; KOR Landa Corporation; and Matluster Corporation. Region 8--Bethany Hospital and Philippine Associated Smelting & Refining Corporation (PASAR). Region 9--TVI Resource Development (Phils.) Inc.

Region 11--Allado Construction Inc.; Davao Doctors College, Inc.; Davao Light and Power Co., Inc.; Dole Philippines-Stanfilco Division; Del Monte Fresh Produce Philippines, Inc.; Hedcor, Inc.; Hedcor Sibulan, Inc.; Nakayama Technology Corporation; Synnex-Concentric Corporation; Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (TADECO); San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Plant Corporation-Davao Beverages Packing Plant; University of Mindanao; and Ulticon Builders, Inc.; 

Region 12--Dole Philippines, Inc.; South Cotabato Integrated Port Services, Inc.;  Yellow Bus Line Inc.; Cargill Oil Mills Philippines, Inc.; Monsanto Philippines Inc.-Research & Development Division; and Ocean Canning Corporation.

CARAGA--Philsaga Mining Corporation; Petron Corporation-Nasipit Depot; Celebes Coconut Corporation; and Jaka Equities Corporation.

The TCCLS constitutes the first level seal of good housekeeping issued by the DOLE through its regional offices to enrolled establishments that consistently comply voluntarily with labor standards. "The Award is bestowed upon deserving establishments that mirror excellence in voluntary labor standards compliance," said Baldoz.

The TCCLS is instituted under Department Order No. 115-11, Series of 2011, otherwise known as the Guidelines in the Implementation of the Incentivizing Compliance Program (ICP). The Guidelines promote voluntary labor standards compliance with general labor standards, occupational safety and health standards, and the country’s Child Labor Law, Republic Act 9231, by giving due recognition and incentives to compliant establishments.

It is a basic pre-qualification requirement to the DOLE Secretary’s Labor Law Compliance Award and to the golden standard to voluntary labor standards compliance in the Philippines, the Tripartite Seal of Excellence.

Any question about this release? Please call the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) at tel. no. 527-3000 locals 303 or 308.

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