Productivity and LMCs

TUCP, JILAF complete national productivity, LMC workshop

Davao City (22 February 2010) — Thirty trade union leaders from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao completed recently the National Workshop on Productivity and Labor Management Cooperation (LMC), focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Collective Bargaining.

Led by the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) and supported by the Japan International labor Foundation (JILAF), the three-day program held in this city sought to (a) improve trade union leaders, members and activists’ knowledge on productivity, LMC, CSR and collective bargaining; (b) provide an opportunity for sharing of experiences and good trade union practices on the subjects; and (c) develop enterprise-level trade union action on improving productivity through labor management cooperation, corporate social responsibility and collective bargaining using an action checklist.

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Feature: 15 years plus, Philippine and Japanese trade unions partnership stronger than ever

Manila (12 February 2010) — A high level delegation of six officials and experts of Japan International Labor Foundation (JILAF) headed by its President and former JTUC-RENGO (largest trade union organization in Japan) President, Mr. Tsuyoshi Takagi, will arrive in the Philippines on February 16 to observe and participate in Trade Union Congress of the Philippines’ (TUCP) two national programs on Productivity and Labor Management Cooperation in Davao (February 18-20, 2010) and on Global Financial Crisis (February 22-23, 2010) in Manila.

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TUCP/JILAF Developing Productivity & LMC Manual Workshop and Global Financial Crisis Seminar held in the Philippines

Japan International Labour Foundation (JILAF) held two workshops, “National Workshop on Developing Productivity and Labour Management Cooperation Manual” from October 12 to 15, 2009 and “Global Financial Crisis Seminar –Its impact on Employment and Productivity-” from October 16 to 17, 2009, in cooperation with Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) in Cebu City.

23 trade union leaders including POSITIVE (OSH programme) core-trainers joined the “National Workshop on Developing of Productivity and Labour Management Cooperation Manual” which is positioned as the package programme on CSR and Productivity for the future. In this workshop, we successfully developed draft manuals of Action Check List and Presentation slides, which include “Productivity”, “5S”, “Labour Management Cooperation” and “Collective Bargaining”, for trainers for CSR, productivity and labour management cooperation programme.

In the “Global Financial Crisis Seminar”, 21 trade union leaders learned the current conditions of its impact and discussed specific response of trade unions. The content of seminar was very practical because participants completed application forms for budget of economic-stimulus measure on the last day, so that each of them can submit them to the government after the seminar. JILAF also showed efforts and challenges of Japanese trade union against it.

Also read this article from JILAF’s website.

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