Unorganized establishments

Unorganized establishments

1. Concept Unorganized establishments – under the Labor Code Code, refer to establishments where there is no recognized or certified legitimate labor organization which has been elected to be the sole and exclusive bargaining agent (SEBA) for purposes of collective bargaining with the employer. References • Article 268, Title VII, Book V, P.D. 442, Labor…

Organized establishments

Organized establishments

1. Concept “Organized Establishment” refers to an enterprise where there exists a recognized or certified sole and exclusive bargaining agent. (Section 1[11], Rule I, Department Order No. 40, Series of 2003) Organized establishments – under the Labor Code Code, refer to establishments where the employees have organized and elected a legitimate labor organization to be…

Sole and exclusive bargaining agent (SEBA)

Sole and exclusive bargaining agent (SEBA)

“Exclusive Bargaining Representative” – refers to a legitimate labor union duly recognized or certified as the sole and exclusive bargaining representative or agent of all the employees in a bargaining unit. 1. Concept “Exclusive Bargaining Representative” – refers to a legitimate labor union duly recognized or certified as the sole and exclusive bargaining representative or…

Unfair Labor Practices by a Labor Organization

Unfair Labor Practices by a Labor Organization

Employers may be held liable for unfair labor practices if they interfere with their employees right to self-organization. 1. Concept “Unfair labor practices” – violate the constitutional right of workers and employees to self-organization, are inimical to the legitimate interests of both labor and management, including their right to bargain collectively and otherwise deal with…

Unfair Labor Practices by an Employer

Unfair Labor Practices by an Employer

Employers may be held liable for unfair labor practices if they interfere with their employees right to self-organization. 1. Concept “Unfair labor practices” – violate the constitutional right of workers and employees to self-organization, are inimical to the legitimate interests of both labor and management, including their right to bargain collectively and otherwise deal with…

Rights and conditions of membership in labor organizations

Rights and conditions of membership in labor organizations

Being a member of a labor organization comes with rights and conditions. 1. Concept The following are the rights and conditions of membership in a labor organization: 1) No arbitrary or excessive initiation fees shall be required of the members of a legitimate labor organization nor shall arbitrary, excessive or oppressive fine and forfeiture be…

Picketing

Picketing

1. Concepts “Picketing” – refers to the right of workers to march to and fro before an establishment involved in a labor dispute generally accompanied by the carrying and displaying of signs, placards, and banners intended to inform the public about the dispute. (No. 27, Rule III, The Revised National Conciliation and Mediation Board Manual…