2012 Social Dialogue

  • SD12-1Profiling of Workers Associations in the Informal Economy

    Description: This study generally aims to contribute to the body of knowledge on workers in the informal economy (WIE), specifically on the dynamics of workers organizations, to serve as basis in the development of concrete policies as well as regulations to afford them representation and voice. It attempted to (a) survey what types of workers in the informal economy are prevalent and/or served by the DOLE Regional Offices, their issues and…

  • 3Towards Attaining Harmony at the Workplace - A Study on Best Practices at the Workplace Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Prospects for Policy

    Description: Attaining peace and harmony at the workplace is a vital ingredient in achieving business survival and economic growth. The study attempts to document the best practices at the workplace dispute settlement mechanism as company’s adjustment measures to boost productivity and attain global competitiveness. The paper further attempts to find out the factors used for fast, fair and effective settlement of disputes. It seeks to…

  • 5Problem Areas in Labor Organization Administration: A Study on Union Leadership and Accountability

    Description: The right to freedom of association is a right guaranteed not only by the municipal laws of the Philippines, like the 1987 Constitution and the Labor Code, but also by international conventions like ILO Convention 87. Anchored on the exercise of this right, workers in the country have, over the years, formed and joined labor unions. These labor unions exist for the purpose of “collective bargaining, mutual aid, cooperation,…

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