Employment & Immigration Update 2017 Q1

Julu 18, 2017

SyCipLaw's Employment & Immigration Update (Volume XV, Issue 1) features updates and articles on issuances from the Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE), including the new guidelines on contracting and subcontracting, and the implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and those governing the employment and working conditions of collectors in the debt collection industry. The issue also contains summaries of Supreme Court decisions, labor and immigration updates, and other SyCipLaw resources and announcements.

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SyCipLaw’s Employment and Immigration Department (EID) represents clients in compulsory and voluntary arbitration as well as in adversarial and non-adversarial labor proceedings before labor agencies and the courts. It handles conflicts between labor and management, including strike disputes, mass action controversies, unfair labor practice cases and terminations of employment, both as part of the employee disciplinary process and as a direct result of corporate restructuring, dissolutions and plant closures. It has successfully assisted clients in satisfactorily concluding collective bargaining negotiations and manpower reorganizations involving strategic retrenchment, down-sizing and right-sizing.

EID services include labor audits, due diligence and the preparation and review of company policies, personnel manuals, rules and regulations. It also provide lectures and seminars on employment law and labor relations to senior executives and personnel managers in top corporations.