Former labor sector representative Ernesto C. Verceles has been appointed commissioner of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
The appointment was announced last May 1 by Labor Secretary Patricia Sto. Tomas during the celebration of Labor Day by the Federation of Free Workers (FFW) at the Remedios Circle, Malate, Manila.
Verceles took his oath of office last May 6 before Sto. Tomas at the Department of Labor and Employment building in Intramuros, Manila.
At the time of his appointment as NLRC commissioner representing labor, Verceles was a member of the governing board of the Federation of Free Workers, …