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Friday, 13 FEBRUARY 2015 * 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Defective employment contracts and unlawful HR policies can get you into trouble and can cost you unnecessary compensation expenses. And you will not know this until years later when you get a complaint from DOLE or get sued by your employee for unfair labor practices.

Attend this one-day solutions-oriented seminar that will provide business owners, HR practitioners, legal counsels and laymen the right way to craft a working HR policy and employment contract complete with special clauses that you must incorporate in your contract that is practical and aligned with existing Philippine labor laws. Yes! You can save a lot on legal and consulting fees by learning all of these for a trouble-free working environment.

We will feature latest Supreme Court rulings on employment, valuable advice, HR best practices and many more!

Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required

   Avail of the

   Contact Person: Camille Jonas
   Manila lines (+632) 556-8968 or 69
   Manila Telefax (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Baguio line (+63 74) 423-5148
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148

Course Director & Lecturer: Atty. Elvin B. Villanueva - is one of the most highly regarded book author with 13 best-selling labor and HR books namely: Guide on Employee Compensation and Benefits Vol. 1 & 2; Guide to Valid Dismissal of Employees; Guide on Wage Order & Minimum Wage; Gabay sa mga Karapatan ng mga OFWs; HR Forms, Notices & Contracts Vol. 1 & 2; Employee Transfer & Demotion; Leave Benefits; Guide to Valid Job Contracting and Subcontracting; & How to Pass the Bar Examination.

He is a specialist in labor laws and an HR practitioner with extensive experience in litigation, CBA negotiations, compensation and benefits planning, and trainer and lecturer on all HR related issues.

Who Should Attend:

 • Business Owners
   • Board Directors
   • Presidents & Management
   • HR Practitioners & Managers
   • Lawyers
   • Trade Union Representatives
   • Business Consultants
   • Those in non-profit organizations


   Seminar Investment is P8,980
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance

Business World Online International Chamber of Commerce Tri-ISys Forbes College

Best Practices in Crafting HR Policies & Contracts

Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday, February 13, 2015

Course Outline

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

I. Policies, defined

II. What to consider in crafting HR policies
      a. The 1987 Constitution
      b. Laws
      c. Rules and Regulations

III. Non-disciplinary policies
      a. Recruitment/Hiring policies
            i. Laws, rules and regulations on recruitment/hiring policies
            ii. Rules against nepotism
            iii. Rules on marriage
            iv. Policy on maintenance of body weight
            v. Rule on BFOQ
            vi. Transfer in relation to marriage of employees
      b. Compensation and Benefits Policies
            i. Wage/salaries and increases
            ii. Hours of work
            iii. Overtime, undertime
            iv. Holiday Pay
            v. Service incentive leave
            vi. Leave benefits under VAWC
            vii. Special Leave Benefit (Gynecological leave)
            viii. Paternity leave
            ix. Maternity leave
            x. Parental leave/solo parent leave
            xi. Other leave benefits
                  1. Vacation leave
                  2. Sick leave
                  3. Bereavement/funeral leave
            xii. 13th month and other bonuses
            xiii. Voluntary benefits above that mandated by law

IV. Employment policies
      a. Probationary status
      b. Regularization
      c. Casual employment
      d. Fixed-term
      e. Project employment
      f. Seasonal employment
      g. Part-time employment

V. Job contracting policies
      a. Compliance with DO 18-A
      b. Service Agreement
      c. Rates and salaries of contractor's employees

VI. Other policies
      a. HIV/AIDS
      b. TB
      c. Hepa B
      d. Occupational Safety and Health
      e. Drug-free workplace policy

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VII. Disciplinary Policies
      a. Concept of employee discipline
      b. Management prerogative to discipline
      c. Security of tenure
      d. Discipline not punishable with dismissal
            i Lawful cause
            ii. Procedural due process
            iii. Written warning
            iv. Reprimand
            v. Procedural policies in enforcement of discipline
      e. Discipline punishable with dismissal
            i. Grounds for dismissal
                  1. Just cause (Articles 282, 264 [a], 263 [g] of the Labor Code, as amended)
            ii. Procedural due process for dismissal
                  1. Policy in issuing notices to explain
                  2. Notices of hearing
                  3. Conduct of hearing/conference
                  4. Notice of dismissal
            iii. Suspension
            iv. Demotion
            v. Transfer due to commission of violation
            vi. Preventive suspension
      f. How to deal with violators of disciplinary policies
            i. Legal standards vs. company's leniency
      g. Solutions and best legal defenses against frequently violated policies on:
            i. Absenteeism
            ii. Tardiness
            iii. Falsification
            iv. Theft/qualified theft
            v. Undertime
            vi. Insubordination
            vii. Abandonment of post
            viii. Abandonment of work
            ix. Smoking
            x. Technology-related offenses
                  1. Use of social networking: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
                  2. Hacking, malicious spreading of computer viruses
                  3. Downloading/uploading documents
                  4. Concept of electronic evidence

SEMINAR FEE PER PERSON: P 8,980 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)


Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before January 13, 2015)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before February 3, 2015)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

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