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Bacolod City, PhilippinesThursday, August 23, 2012
Employers urged to pay
workers’ EC contribution

The Employees’ Compensation Commission, the attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment is appealing to all employers to pay the EC contribution of workers, Ma. Celia Maulion, chief of Information and Publication Assistance Division, said yesterday.

Maulion, is in Bacolod City for the information seminar on Employees’ Compensation Program at the O’Hotel today, with Dr. Ma. Sarah Antonia Concepcion, and Alicia Borres who will discuss the preventive and rehabilitation services and compensatory aspect of ECP, respectively.

The ECC administers the Employees’ Compensation Program that covers work related sickness or injuries that result to disabilities or death of workers while at, going to, and coming from work, Maulion said.

CENECO seeks okay of
Bago capex project

The Central Negros Electric Cooperative is asking the Energy Regulatory Commission to approve its application for the Lag-asan Emergency Capital Expenditure Project in Bago City.

CENECO said Bago City constantly suffers from recurrent outages attributed to poor voltage regulation because of the distance from the increased power quality requirements, being operated and served by one feeder.

It cited an explosion in 2008, at the Calumangan substation that required the reconstruction and repair of the 5MVA substation in Bago City. CENECO utilized its existing 10MVA power transformer from Talisay substation rehabilitated and transferred it to the Lag-asan substation in Bago.

DOLE vows penalties for
erring companies

The Department of Labor and Employment in Negros Occidental assured all workers that they will act and penalize employers caught not implementing the P12 wage increase, Ma. Victoria Mondragon, DOLE provincial director, said yesterday.

Mondragon said that workers may file complaint at their office and report employers who refuse to implement the wage increase and that they can do it anonymously.

“We act even on anonymous letter complaints and DOLE also has its routine inspections,” Mondragon said.

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