Cebu City—Two companies from Central Visayas will vie for the National Awards of the 2021 Search for Outstanding Labor-Management Cooperation (LMC) and Search for Outstanding Grievance Machinery (GM) for Industrial Peace, announced Regional Branch Director Rogen S. Cumba.

“The region is proud and elated that Knowles Electronics (Phils.) Corp and Carmen Copper Corporation made it as finalists in their respective categories of the biennial search.” Director Cumba said.

Knowles Electronics (Phils.) Corp will compete for the Outstanding LMC for the unorganized category while Carmen Copper Corporation will compete for the Outstanding GM for Industrial Peace with two other companies from the organized category.

It can be recalled that both companies were declared as regional winners by the Regional Screening Committee via virtual awarding last September 3.

For the LMC, they will be judged based on the following criteria: Operational Features of LMC, Strategic Partnership and Corporate Viability.

The GM finalists will also be judged on these criteria:  Management Policy and Commitment and Employees’ Support to Grievance Management System, Grievance Management Procedure, and Effectiveness of Outcomes.

The National winners will be declared this coming December 15 via virtual platform.