Labor Disputes

Labor Disputes

“Labor dispute” – includes any controversy or matter concerning terms and conditions of employment or the association or representation of persons in negotiating, fixing, maintaining, changing or arranging the terms and conditions of employment, regardless of whether the disputants stand in the proximate relation of employer and employee. 1. Concept “Labor dispute” – includes any…

Labor Arbiter

Labor Arbiter

Summary ▪ The Labor Arbiter has original and exclusive jurisdiction of certain labor cases. ▪ The jurisdiction of the Labor Arbiter is different from the DOLE Regional Director. ▪ The Labor Arbiter’s order of reinstatement is immediately executory. 1. Concept Labor Arbiter – resolves labor complaints before the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC). 2. Labor…

DOLE Secretary

DOLE Secretary

Summary ▪ The Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE Secretary) has jurisdiction over certain cases. ▪ The DOLE Secretary has visitorial and enforcement powers. 1. Concept The Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE Secretary) has jurisdiction over certain cases. 2. DOLE Secretary’s Jurisdiction a. Original jurisdiction 1) Assumption of…

Bureau of Labor Relations

Bureau of Labor Relations

Summary ▪ The Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR) has original and exclusive authority on certain cases which involve unions, collective bargaining agreements, and labor disputes in organized establishments. 1. Concept The BLR the lead agency duly authorized to manage and resolve any issues involving unions, collective bargaining agreements, and labor disputes in organized establishments. The…

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Summary ▪ The National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) formulates policies, develops plans and programs and sets standards and procedures relative to the promotion of conciliation and mediation of labor disputes through the preventive mediation, conciliation and voluntary arbitration. ▪ It also facilitates labor-management cooperation through joint mechanisms for information sharing, effective communication and consultation…

DOLE Regional Director

DOLE Regional Director

The Regional Director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE Regional Director) has jurisdiction over certain cases. The DOLE Regional Director has the power to determine the existence of employer-employee relationship. 1. Concept The Regional Director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE Regional Director) has jurisdiction over certain cases. 2. DOLE Regional…