Cebu City— Knowles Electronics (Phils.) Corp (KEP) bagged the Special Award on Quality of Worklife for the unorganized category during the virtual awarding ceremony of  the 2021 Search for Outstanding Labor-Management Cooperation (LMC) and Search for Outstanding Grievance Machinery (GM) for Industrial Peace last December 15.

 It bested the other finalists of the unorganized category namely: SN Aboitiz Power Benguet Inc.-CAR, The Manor- CAR, Mary Mediatrix Medical Center- Region 4A, Rohm Electronics Philippines Inc. – Region 4A, Ampleon Phils, Inc.-Region 4A, Zenith Foods Corp. – Region 4A, Phil. Gold Processing and Refining Corp.-Region 5.

The finalists were rated based on the following criteria: Operational Features of LMC, Strategic Partnership and Corporate Viability.

“The Branch felt proud and elated on the achievement of Knowles. We hope the recognition will serve as encouragement for other companies to benchmark their programs and partnership.” says Regional Branch Director Rogen S. Cumba.

Director Rogen S. Cumba revealed that Knowles Electronics (Phils.) Corp is a first timer to the biennial search and is vying for the Outstanding Labor-Management Cooperation under the unorganized category.

Meanwhile, KEP’s labor-management cooperation is called Employee and Family Welfare Committee was established in 2013 for the purpose of providing a venue for open communication between management and employees and to strengthen the advocacy in the implementation of the Family Welfare Program.

KEP is a designer and manufacturer of advanced acoustic components and a market leader for components to the global hearing aid industry located in Cebu Light Industrial Park, Basak, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu.