In the organizational meeting that was attended by 30 management and labor representatives from 20 establishments, DOLE Bataan Field Office head Leilani Reynoso gave an overview of her agency’s various programs and the concept of Tripartism.
“We want to be your partners. We know that you, being frontrunners of the medical and health services industry, also face issues and challenges on industrial relationships. That’s why DOLE is here to be with you, each and every step of the way, through the creation of this Council. Together, we can sustain industrial peace towards global competitiveness,” Reynoso told newsmen.
One of the highlight of the occasion was the election of the first officers of BHDMTC-ITC.
Aside from Reynoso who was elected as Chair, other officers who got the mandate from the medical group were Ma. Corazon Zamora from Our Lady of Fatima Clinic in Mariveles town as Vice Chair for Management; Gilbert Pastorfide from St. Joseph Hospital in Balanga City as Vice Chair for Labor; Juno Miguel from Bataan Doctors Hospital as Secretary; Maria Luisa Lapas from Yumena Lapas Medical Clinic as Assistant Secretary; Dothy Buno from Labtech Diagnostics Center in Balanga City as Treasurer; Wilmaylet Violenta from Bataan Peninsula Medical Center as Assistant Treasurer; Ruby Alover from Banahaw Heals Spa in Balanga City as Auditor for Management; James Earnest Salas from St. Michael Hospital in Orion town as Auditor for Labor; and Ma. Jesus Salas from Body and Senses Spa in Balanga City as Public Relations Officer.
“We are truly honored to be partners in this council. Rest assured, the newly-created BHDMTC-ITC will continuously work closely with DOLE in ensuring that we will be able to attend to the issues and needs of our healthcare professionals and workers in empowering them to become world-class individuals,” Zamora said in a press statement.
This is the fourth tripartite council to be established in the province after those that catered to the Construction, Education, and Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism industries.