Employees Union Profile
OF ASSOCIATION: Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit 6 Employees’
I. AGENCY PROFILE
OFFICE/AGENCY: Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit VI, Iloilo City Address: Department of Agriculture, Regional Field Unit VI, Parola, Iloilo City Type of entity: National Government Agency
INCREASED FARMERS’ INCOME
Total Number of Personnel:
Status of employment Female Male Total Regular 154 148 302 Casual 9 8 17 Total 163 156 319
Date: January 12, 1998
Date: January 12, 1998
Total Number of members:
Status of employment Female Male Total Regular 157 141 298 Casual 9 5 14 Total 166 146 312
A highly united, cohesive and strengthened employees union sincerely committed to protect the rights of its members and promote their economic, moral, political and social well-being through understanding, cooperation, coordination and collective effort of all in order for them to be recognized with highest dignity and their welfare served with greatest magnanimity.
To work untiringly and relentlessly for the promotion of the members’ economic, moral, political and social well-being through understanding, cooperation, coordination and collective effort of all and through peaceful negotiation with the management and likewise serve as an effective partner of the management in promoting agricultural development for the attainment of the agency’s objectives and goals.
for CY 2002-2005
|Vice President for Internal Affairs||-
|Vice President for External Affairs||-
Lorie de Asis
Rizalie S. Fernandez
Ann L. Porras
Mae P. Nones
|PRO||- Velma S. Encanto|
How many CNA has the union negotiated with management : 2
Date Period Covered January 5, 2001 2001-2002 December 27, 2002 2002-2005
of the CY 2002 CNA:
EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAMS:
Loyalty Pay – as prescribed by CSC Memorandum Circular No. 06, series of 2002
Leave Privileges - in accordance with the provision of CSC Memorandum No. 6, series of 1996 and its related issuances. And upon proper application and approval of CSC, additional non-cumulative leave privilege of two (2) days Emergency leave in cases of actual emergencies such as typhoons, floods and other natural and/or manmade disasters or calamities.
Employment of next–of-kin – in case of retirement under existing laws of any employee of the DA, the spouse or any of his/her descendants within the first degree of consanguinity shall be given preference for employment in the DA, provided he/she possesses the necessary qualification requirements and the retired employee has rendered at least ten (10) years of service to the DA. In case of death or total permanent disability, this provision shall also apply regardless of the employee’s length of service.
Group Health and Accident Insurance – the DA shall provide group insurance to its employees for hospital assistance program and personal accident program.
Rehabilitation Leave – the DA shall ensure the implementation of rehabilitation leave for work-related injuries in accordance with Section 55, Rule XVI (Leave of Absence) of the Omnibus Rules Implementing Book V of Executive Order No. 292 as amended by CSC MC Nos. 41, s. 1998; 6, 14, 24, s. 1999). The payment for related medical attendance, necessary transportation, subsistence and hospital fees of the injured employee shall be authorized.
Awards and Incentives – the DA shall ensure the implementation of the Unified Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) pursuant to Department Order No. 2, series of 2001 in accordance with the provisions of CSC MC # 01, series of 2001.
Shuttle Service – the DA shall provide shuttle service for the employees during transport strike and other natural calamities affecting mobility.
Day Care Center – the DA shall provide Day Care Center for working mothers pursuant to Section 4 of Executive Order No. 340, Series of 1997 starting on the first year of this Agreement and every year thereafter.
Recreation Area – the DA shall provide the employees a permanent area for recreational purposes. It shall likewise provide the necessary physical fitness, sport and/or recreational equipment and facilities for use of all employees free of charge.
Increase in existing benefits:
Staple food allowance - P1,000/month
Incentive Bonus for Retiree
Housing Program – the DA shall ensure officials’ and employees’ access to housing benefits. For this purpose, the DA shall make available its own vacant lots or whenever reasonable and practicable purchase private lots for the officials and employees housing program and that DA shall coordinate with appropriate government agencies relative to said housing program.
Provident Fund – the DA shall set up a Provident Fund for its officials and employees. For this purpose, a Board of Trustees shall be created composed of the Regional executive Director (RED) as the Chairman and six (6) other members, three (3) of whom shall be appointed by the RED and the other three (3) to be appointed by the UNION Board.
Compensatory Day-Off – the DA shall grant non-commutable leave credits or compensatory day-off in lieu of overtime services rendered without pay pursuant to the provisions of CSC MC No. 30, s. 1994.
Living Quarters – the DA shall provide and maintain in the regional office living quarters for transient employees on official business.
Performance and Attendance Incentive – the DA shall provide complete attendance (excluding privilege and forced leave, special non-working holidays), incentive of not less than P10,000 to rank-and-file employees who have not incurred absences starting on the first year of this agreement and every year thereafter.
Review, Dissertation and Thesis Writing Leave - the DA cognizant of individual initiatives of employees to attain higher academic learning shall allow employees to avail of BAR and Board Review, Dissertation and Thesis Writing Leave for a maximum of six months with pay.
In recognition of this momentous occasion and as an act of goodwill, the DA agrees to grant signing bonus/CNA incentive per employee in such amount as is reasonable and as maybe permitted by the financial position of the DA upon the effectivity of this Agreement.
Management negotiation panel:
ENGR. RICARDO D. OBLENA, CESO III
Regional Executive Director
NACHITO G. BAYLON, DVM
Regional Technical Director
SOFRONIO A. PAROHINOG
Division Chief, Crops Sector
OIC-Regional Technical Director
DAEU negotiation panel:
Joyce S. Wendam, Dr..Dev.
Romeo G. Peñaflorida
Jim L. Depra
Salvacion M. Paredes
Grace S. Alangre
DATE OF EXECUTION:
DECEMBER 27, 2002