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The Firm represents clients in proceedings involving labor and employment problems before various agencies, such as:

  • Department of Labor and Employment
  • Philippine Overseas Employment Administration
  • National Labor Relations Commission
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
  • National Conciliation and Mediation Board
  • Bureau of Labor Relations


The Labor Department has wide experience in the following areas:

  • Collective bargaining negotiations
  • Preventive counselling in personnel management
  • Employment contract drafting and interpretation
  • Voluntary and compulsory arbitration
  • Illegal dismissal and money claims
  • Strikes and unfair labor practice cases
  • Wage and salary standardization, including correction of wage distortion
  • Labor ramifications of mergers, divestments, acquisitions and other business reorganizations mediation and conciliation
  • Grievance handling

To keep pace with rapid developments in labor laws, and to ensure that clients are abreast with new legal concepts, the Labor Department organizes seminars on labor standards and labor relations conducted by experts in the field of labor laws.