Engineer Joaquin P. Palmares emerged victorious in the recently concluded NIA Employees Association of the Philippines (NIAEASP) JRMP II Chapter elections. A supervising engineer, Palmares is the head of the Contracts Administration Section of JRMP II and has been working for the project since March 2012.
On December 17, 2015 JRMP II employees cast their votes for the new set of NIAEASP Officers following the end of the three-year term of the incumbents.
The NIAEASP aims to promote moral, social and economic well-being; protect and uphold the individual and collective rights of the Union members (excerpt from NIAEASP Preamble). Local Chapters are established by the Regional Offices to implement policies, manage all the affairs, resources and properties of the union.
Elected officers shall hold office for a term of three years from the date of the election covering Fiscal Year 2016-2019. They will serve as the representative of the Chapter to the National Council.
Anchored to the main objective of the union, the newly elected officers will channel all issues and concerns to the regional and national councils, and to protect the rights of every union member. /JP (Shimei M. Ramos, DC IV)