Rep. Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza is TUCP’s Representative to the 14th, 15th and 16th Congresses of the Republic of the Philippines. He is husband to Governor of Cotabato Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza and father to Maria Alana Samantha and Emilio Ramon. Born in Cebu City in 1962, he found his affinity in the labor movement at a young age having been introduced to the struggle of workers by his father DemocritoT. Mendoza, founder of TUCP.
Raymond obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of San Carlos and passed the Bar in 1988. His passion for the labor sector also led him to pursuing studies in this field earning certificates from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and completing the Financial Analysis Program for Labor Leaders in Turin, Italy (1995) and Occupational Safety and Health Course also in Turin, Italy (2000).
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TESDA) in partnership with the Technical education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) launched TUCP Worker’s College in 2005 to equip job-seekers and out-of-school youth with skills training and development.
The Worker’s College is dedicated to the professional development of individuals and offers a comprehensive curriculum of training programs to fit the needs of all personnel in the various industries.