he Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), together with DOLE Region 7, will conduct an Employees’ Compensation Program (ECP) and DOLE Livelihood and Skills Seminar at the WaterFront Hotel & Casino, Cebu City on January 24, 2013. This is in line with the ECC’s objective to intensify awareness on the ECP and various programs of the DOLE.

This is the second time that an EC advocacy program will be held in Cebu City and the first advocacy program for the year 2013.

The advocacy seminar is pursuant to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz’s directive to strengthen linkages between the DOLE attached agencies and regional offices, for an efficient and convenient implementation of the DOLE programs and projects. It is also a mode of information dissemination to keep the public abreast of the social protection and safe work programs.

The ECC Team will be discussing the three components of the EC Program, the Prevention, Compensation, and the Rehabilitation services. In addition to these, a portion of the seminar will be allotted to the various livelihood and skills programs implemented by DOLE.

Welcome remarks will be given by Atty. Ma. Gloria A. Tango, Regional Director, DOLE Region 7.

More than a hundred HR officers,   union representatives and  employers from various companies in Region 7 and nearby provinces are expected to attend.

The seminar is free of charge.