WMPC cited by DOLE for labor compliance PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 22 September 2014 13:57

Western Mindanao Power Corporation, operator of the 100 megawatt power plant in Sangali, was formally cited by the government for its strict adherence to labor standards in the country.

WMPC represented by its Plant Manager Engr. Jose Maria Torrejon was awarded the tripartite certificate of compliance with labor standards and certificates of child labor free establishment during the one-day Zampen Industry -wide joint assessment and awarding of Certificates of Compliance last Friday, September 19, 2014 hrld at the roof deck of the Lantaka Hotel by the Department of Labor and Employment regional office.

Handing out the awards was  DOLE Regional Director Sisinio Cano and assited by top regional labor officials.

The awards followed a one-day assessment program with top private and public offices and establishments participating.

Director Cano earlier said this program is in line with government’s desire to bring the region’s workplace conditions  to a level of country-wide and worldwide acceptance .

Engr. Torrejon for his part said the awards received by WMPC here is a testament to the corporate desire of the Alsons Group of which WMPC is a part of, to adhere to strict national and international standards of keeping the workplace at an optimum level at all times.

Torrejon revealed there are 65 employees under the employ of WMPC who enjoy employment benefits entitled them under labor laws and regulations.

WMPC is a sister company of San Ramon Power Corporation ( SRPI) which is bidding to operate another 100-megawatt power plant in the west coast soon.

Attending the event with Torrejon was SRPI consultant and former Napocor Regional boss, Eng’r Ruben Conti.