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LABOR LAW 114

ND

Semester, AY 2016-2017
Prof. E. (Leo) D. Battad
College of Law
University of the Philippines

Among the most important duties of employers


the principal one is to give every worker
what is justly due him (N)o laws, either human or divine,
permit them for their own profit
to oppress the needy and the wretched
or to seek gain from anothers want.
- Pope Leo XIII in Rerum Novarum, 1891
REFERENCES:

1987 Philippine Constitution (See also: 1935 and 1975 Constitution)


P.D. 442 (Labor Code of the Philippines), as amended
Book V, Omnibus Rules Implementing the Labor Code, as amended by D.O. No.
40-03; D.O. 40-b-03; D.O. 40-F-03; D.O. 40-G-03; D.O. No. 9 (June 21, 1997)
ILO Conventions (87, 98, 135, 151)
International Bills of Rights

COURSE OUTLINE:
I.

INTRODUCTION

A. Capital and Labor


Readings:

Pope Leo XIII, Rerum Novarum, 15 May 1891

Pope John Paul II, Laborem Exercens, 14 September 1981

Reflection Paper: Choice of any of the two readings. Reflection paper shall
not be more than five (5) pages, double space, Arial, font size 12.
B.

Definition and Overview of Labor Relations


1.

Distinction between Labor Standards and Labor Relations

2.

Overview of Labor Relations

C.

Labor Relations and its Goal


1.

Social Justice and Police Power, Art. II, Secs. 5, 9, 10; Art. XIII, Secs. 1, 2

2.

Protection to Labor; Balancing of Power, Art. II, Secs. 18, 20; Art. XIII,
Sec. 3

Antamoc Goldfields Mining Co. v. CIR, 70 Phil. 340 (40)

D.

Seven Cardinal Rights of Workers, 1987 Const., Art. XIII, Sec. 3

E.

Management Prerogative, 1987 Const., Art. XIII, Sec. 3

University of Immaculate Concepcion, Inc. v. Sec. of Labor, 448 SCRA


190 (2005)
II.

A.

Trade Unionism, Definition of Trade Union Activities, Arts. 217 A (b) (c), 218
(g), 276 (a) par. 2, (b); Book V, Rule VI, Sec. 1

B.

Work Enlightenment, Arts. 217 A (d), 247 (p), 283 (a)

Victoria v. Inciong, 157 SCRA 339 (1988)


C.

STATE POLICY

Methods of Dispute Settlement, 1987 Const., Art. XIII, Sec. 3, par. 3; Arts.
217 A (a), 3

Estate of Nelson R. Dulay v. Aboitiz Jebsen Maritime, Inc., 672 SCRA 166 (2012)
D.

Machinery for Dispute Settlement, Art. 217 A (e), 218 (a) (b) (c) (d); 1987
Administrative Code of the Philippines, Title VII, Chapter on Labor and
Employment, Sec. 23
1.

National Labor Relations Commission; Labor Arbiters, Arts. 218 (a), 219,
224-227

St. Martins Funeral Homes v. NLRC, 295 SCRA 494 (1998)


Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc., v. Leandro Legaspi,
G.R. No. 202791, 10 June 2013
2.

Bureau of Labor Relations; labor Relations Division, Arts. 218 (b), 232;
Book V, Rule XI

3.

Abbot Laboratories Philippines, Inc. v. Abbot Laboratories


Employees Union, 323 SCRA 392 (2000)

National Conciliation Mediation Board, Arts. 218 (c), 256 (c) (d) (e)

4.

Voluntary Arbitration, Voluntary Arbitration Advisory Council, Arts. 218 (d),


266-268; Book IV, Title VII, Chapter 4, Sec. 23

5.

AMA Computer College-Santiago City, Inc. v. Nacino, 544 SCRA


502 (2008)

Administrative Intervention for Dispute Avoidance, DOLE Circular No. 1,


series 2006

E.

Industrial Peace, 1987 Const., Art. XIII, Sec. 3, par. 3; Arts. 217 A (f), 279

F.

Worker Participation in Decision and Policy making Processes Affecting


Rights, Duties and Welfare, Arts. 217 A (g), 261 par. 2, Art. 283 (g); Book V,
Rule XXI, Sec. 1 & 2