RTWPBs hold regional e-Kapihan sessions

The Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board- National Capital Region organized a webinar entitled “e-Kapihan Session on Creating Fit-for-Purpose Compensation Packages in the Time of Covid 19” on September 16, 2020 via Zoom. The session was all about how well-designed and balanced compensation schemes can be used to leverage employee performance, retention, and loyalty.

Mr. Bienvenido Geronimo C. Puyat Jr. – President and General Manager, Ms. Ma. Carmencia C. Puyat – Vice- President, Mr. Arsenio (Bubot) V. Vidad, Jr.- Senior Supervisor (Human Resource) and Mr. Vivencio (Vhen) Marasigan – Senior Supervisor for Quality and Environmental Management System of Thousand Oaks Packaging Corporation (TOPC) discussed their company’s pay and benefit package.

Meanwhile, RTWPB-CALABARZON conducted an e- Kapihan Session with a tagline: “Anong Diskarteng Ayuda Mo?” on September 14, 2020 via Zoom. The session served as a knowledge-sharing platform on designing or re-designing compensation packages that support employment preservation amidst disruption.

Engr. Jaie Ador, CEO of 3D Container and Packaging Philippines Corp and 2019 Productivity Olympics National Winner and Mr. Harley Dave Beltran, CEO of Handcrafted by Harl’s and 2019 Productivity Olympics National Finalist served as resource speakers.

In Bicol, RTWPB-V conducted the same session on September 04, 2020 via Zoom with guest speakers were Ms. Mary Anne Brotamante, HRMO of Medical Mission Group- Hospital and Health Services Cooperative, also a Regional Winner of the 2019 Productivity Olympics, and Ms. Charisma Lascota, President of JMH Microfinance, Inc. and 2019 Productivity Olympics National Winner.

RTWPB-VI’s session was held on September 09, 2020 via Zoom with Ms. Carmela Abellar, Officer in-charge of DOLE Aklan Field Office, Mr. Lendie P. Catubig, HR Manager of Henann Group of Resorts, and Ms. Elena P. Brugger, President of The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Boracay as resource speakers.

In SOCCSKSARGEN, RTWPB-XII’s session on September 14, 2020 via Zoom featured Director Arlen R. Bisnon, Head of DOLE South Cotabato Field Office as guest speaker who formally opened the session.

Meanwhile, invited resource speakers, Ms. Lucila Zingapan of Sueno Group of Companies and Ms. Rhea Plaza of Dr. Alfreds Essentials, Inc. shared and presented their unique benefits packages in time of pandemic. Both were regional winners of the 2019 Productivity Olympics and became national finalists.

Participants of the regional e-kapihan sessions were oriented on strategies in mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on employees such as by rewarding employees’ performance, and by crafting pay and benefit packages to address the needs of workers during the COVID pandemic.


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