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Northern Mindanao Family Welfare Practitioners set 24th regional convention

Cagayan de Oro City---The Northern Mindanao Federation of Family Welfare Committees (NMFFWC), a federation of family welfare practitioners of the Department of Labor and Employment-X (DOLE-X) is set on its 24th regional annual convention on June 22-24, 2017 at the Big Hotel, Mandaue City, Cebu.


The convention with the theme, “NMFFWC: Nagkalig-on Taliwala sa Hagit sa Kinaiyahan” will be attended by estimated 150 active FWP practitioners representing labor and management sectors from estimated 100 companies under 6 provinces in the three-day gathering.


Topics include Department Order No.174-17 Rules Implementing Articles 106 to 109 of the Labor Code by DOLE-X regional director (RD), Atty Joffrey M. Suyao; Republic Act No. 10771 (An Act Promoting the Creation of Green Jobs) by DOLE NCR regional director, Atty. Johnson G. Cañete; Waste Prevention by Mr. Philip N. Tan of Wellmade Motors and Development Corporation. Tan has been awarded Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines in 2015. 


DOLE Assistant Secretary, Maria Gloria A. Tango is invited in the event’s opening ceremony as the keynote speaker.


In a statement during the launching on 7 April 2017, DOLE-X RD Suyao expressed in full support, “This is among NMFFWC’s best practices and over the years, it had served as an effective forum for labor and management representatives of companies and institutions implementing the FWP to thresh out common issues and concerns relative to the implementation of the program at the company level”.


The delegates are set to benchmark competitive manufacturing business industries on 23 June.


On the evening, “Kinaiyan (Nature)”, a fellowship night is set showcasing the love for nature through songs and dances.  Thematic environmental concepts were pre-drawn that include: Kawanangan (East Misamis Oriental); Kalasangan (Bukidnon); Kahayopan (Camiguin); Kadagatan (Misamis Occidental); Kayutaan (Lanao del Norte); and Katingalahan (Western Misamis Oriental) are expected to paint the night with surprising costumes and production numbers.


Meanwhile, the 2nd Mindanao FWP summit has given the green light as it has likewise set on 21-22 September 2017 at Big 8 Hotel, Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Said summit is the larger assembly scope that includes the six regions in Mindanao with an estimated 500 delegates.


Registration fee for the regional convention is PhP 6,000.00.


For inquiries, please contact Mr. Glenford C. Labial, Sr. LEO at 09177094148.


End/Glenford C. Labial/Sr. LEO/DOLE-X




DOLE-X Regional Director Atty. Joffrey M. Suyao (3rd from right) discusses regional convention before the NMFFWC board of directors on 7 April 2017 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: GCL/DOLE-X) 

Board of Directors pose with DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao (first row, center) during the NMFFWC courtesy call and special meeting for the 24th regional convention on 7 April 2017 at the Dynasty Court Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: GCL/DOLE-X) 


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