RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR FACULTY AND STAFF MEMBERS OF THE ALL UP ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES UNION (AUPAEU) AND ALL UP WORKERS UNION(AUPWU) CEBU CHAPTERS WHO FILED COMPLAINTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS AGAINST UP CEBU’S DEAN ENRIQUE AVILA, BUDGET OFFICER ALSIDRY SHARIF AND PROF. ERNESTO PINEDA UNDER DULY CONSTITUTED QUASI ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATING BODIES WITHIN THE UP SYSTEM AND THE LOCAL COURTS OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT AND ARE NOW FACING LIBEL CHARGES FROM THE ACCUSED
Whereas, faculty and staff members of the All UP Academic Employees’ Union (AUPAEU) and the All UP Workers Union (AUPWU), Cebu Chapters, namely Assistant Professor Phoebe Zoe Maria U. Sanchez, Associate Professor Lawlita Cabahug, Professor Primitivo Ereno, Assistant Professor Henry Espiritu, Ms. Gertrudes Carcallas, Assistant Professor Atanacio Almocera, Mr. Nathaniel Roldan, Assistant Professor Michael Mark Mende, and Associate Professor J Karl P. Roque now engaged themselves a complaint in behalf of the University, against Dean Enrique Avila, Mr. Alsidry Sharif and Prof. Ernesto Pineda on the basis of Criminal Violations against R.A. 3019 known as the Anti- Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, R.A. No. 6713 known as the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials; the Revised Penal Code, R.A. No. 9500 known as the U.P. Charter, the UP System Code, the UP System Faculty Manual for Grave Misconduct, Oppression, Dishonesty, Corruption, Grave Abuse of Authority, Gross Incompetence, and Gross Neglect of Duty prejudicial to the service and others;
Whereas, the same complainants are now facing libel charges at the local prosecutor’s office, and that this libel case is being filed against the aforementioned complainants by Dean Enrique Avila, Mr. Alsidry Shariff and Prof. Ernesto Pineda.
HENCE, BE IT RESOLVED AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the All UP Academic Employees Union (AUPAEU) and the All UP Workers Union (AUPWU) at the national level and their chapters in the various campuses of the University of the Philippines support and will extend moral, legal and other forms of support to our faculty and staff colleagues of UP Cebu now facing harassment because of their principled stand for democratic governance and against abuse of authority in UP Cebu
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the AUPAEU and the AUPWU at the national level call on UP President Alfredo E. Pascual to act decisively and immediately on the complaints filed by the nine faculty members and staff against UP Cebu’s Dean Enrique Avila, Mr. Alsidry Sharif and Prof. Pineda.
APPROVED: APRIL 8, 2011, GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ALL UP WORKERS ALLIANCE, BULWAGANG SCHOOL OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, UP DILIMAN.