BGC, TAGUIG – On 21 June 2022, DOLE MIMAROPA headed by Regional Director Naomi Lyn C. Abellana and RCMB MIMAROPA headed by Regional Branch Director Francis A. Gonzalo Jr. witnessed the signing of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC) represented by President/CEO Mr. Martin Antonio G. Zamora and its worker’s union, Rio Tuba Nickel Supervisory Union-FFW represented by Union President Alfon Jat Rafols.

The last CBA concluded on 06 May 2022. This new CBA will last for the next 5 years. The company also received their Safety Seal Certification from the DOLE MIMAROPA. This affirms that the company is compliant with the minimum public health standards set by the government for the prevention and control of COVID 19.

“Do not achieve personal goal, seek the goal of the company and for productivity to be reached, both parties must live peaceably with your vows (agreement)” said RD Abellana in her message.

CBA is a contract executed upon request of either the employer or the exclusive bargaining representative of the employees incorporating the agreement reached after negotiations with respect to wages, hours of work and all other terms and conditions of employment, including proposals for adjusting any grievances or questions under such agreement.

END/Paul Pukias

Dole Ncmb Mimaropa