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Wednesday & Thursday, August 7 & 8, 2019 * 9:00am to 5:00pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Complex, Pasay City, Philippines

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 two-day solutions-oriented training 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 Group DISCOUNT

   Contact Person: Kyra Villanueva
   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) 423-2914
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148


Course Director & Lecturer: Atty. Elvin B. Villanueva - is a specialist in and practitioner of labor and tax laws. He has written 16 best-selling books namely: Guide to Valid Dismissal of Employees, Guide on Employee Compensation and Benefits Vol. 1 & 2, Guide on Wage Order and Minimum Wage, Batas Kasambahay; Gabay sa Karapatan ng OFWs, Guide on Employee Transfer and Demotion, Human Resource Forms, Notices and Contracts Vol. 1 & 2, Guide to Valid Job Contracting & Subcontracting, How to Design and Formulate Company Code of Discipline, Employee Leave Benefits, Tax Solutions on Employee Compensation and Benefits, Real Estate Practice in the Philippines, Digest of Critical Decisions of the Supreme Court on Labor Cases (2015-2018 cases) and The Labor Code of the Philippines 2018 Edition. His advocacy is to help companies and employees solve their HR issues.

Who Should Attend:

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

   Training Fee:

P15,980 Regular Fee
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance

Best Practices in Crafting HR Policies & Contracts

Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Complex, Pasay City, Philippines
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wednesday & Thursday, August 7 & 8, 2019

Course Outline

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
                  - Telecommuting Act
                  - D.O. 178-17
                  - D.O. 184-17
                  - Lactation Period
                  - Travel Time
                  - Brownout
                  - Coffee Break
                  - Lunch Break
            iii. Overtime, undertime
            iv. Holiday Pay
                  - Successive regular holidays
                  - Absence before the regular holiday
            v. Service incentive leave
            vi. Leave benefits under VAWC
            vii. Special Leave Benefit (Gynecological leave)
            viii. Paternity leave
            ix. Maternity leave (EMLL with Salary Differential)
            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 174
      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 (R.A. 11058)
      e. Drug-free workplace policy

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 297, 275 [a], 278 [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
                  5. See: D.O. 147-15
            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/ Social Media Policies: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
                  2. Hacking, malicious spreading of computer viruses
                  3. Downloading/ uploading documents
                  4. Concept of electronic evidence

TRAININBG FEE PER PERSON: P15,980 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)

Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before July 7, 2019)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before July 27, 2019)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

REGISTER NOW to avail of the Group DISCOUNT
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