Learning Session on Wages and Productivity

Announcement to Learning Session Participants

Calendar of Events CY 2018

Note: Subject to add/change/repeat topics & schedules.

SCHEDULE TOPIC RESOURCE PERSON
1. 26 January 2018 (Friday)

CLOSED
Workers’ Benefits Under Existing Laws (General Labor Standards)
  • What are labor standards?
  • Defining normal hours of work
  • Overtime pay versus night differential
  • Leave benefits and rules on holiday pay
  • Principle of Non-Diminution of Benefits
  • Computation of monetary benefits using the prevailing wage rates
  • Payment of wages
DOLE-BWC/NWPC
2. 23 February 2018 (Friday) Handling Administrative Cases
  • Effective investigation techniques
  • The Principles of Due Process
  • Conducting proper investigation and documentation
  • The Seven Tests of Just Cause
DOLE-Legal Service
3. 16 March 2018 (Friday) Department Order No. 174, Series of 2017
  • Directly Hire or Hire through PEA (Employer and Employee)
  • Salient Provision
  • Prohibited Practice (DO No. 174)
  • All workers have the right to GLS, OSHS and Social Welfare Benefits
  • Labor-Only Contracting (DO No. 174 and SC Rulings)
  • Applicability of DO No. 174
DOLE-BLR
4. 13 April 2018 (Friday) Tax Exemption for Minimum Wage Earners
  • Defining De Minimis Benefits and other matters
  • Latest Revenue Memorandum Circulars concerning minimum wage earners
  • Allowable deductions from income
BIR & DOLE-NWPC
5. 25 May 2018 (Friday) Post-Employment and other related concerns
  • Concept of Security of Tenure
  • Application of termination for regular, casual and probationary employees
  • Grounds for Termination
  • Termination by employer versus termination by employee
DOLE-BLR
6. 29 June 2018 (Friday) TOPIC 1: Rules on Labor Laws Compliance
  • Establishment’s Compliance Requirement
  • Joint Assessment (JA)
  • Compliance Visit (CV)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Standards Investigation (OSHI)
  • Special Assessment or Visit of Establishments (SAVE)
TOPIC 2: Orientation on Service Quality
DOLE-BWC
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DOLE-NWPC
7. 27 July 2018 (Friday) Workers’ Benefits Under Existing Laws (General Labor Standards)
  • What are labor standards?
  • Defining normal hours of work
  • Overtime pay versus night differential
  • Leave benefits and rules on holiday pay
  • Principle of Non-Diminution of Benefits
  • Computation of monetary benefits using the prevailing wage rates
  • Payment of wages
DOLE-BWC/NWPC
8. 17 August 2018 (Friday) TOPIC 1:
Right to a Safe and Healthy Workplace


TOPIC 2:
Orientation on 5S
DOLE-OSHC


DOLE-NWPC
9. 28 September 2018 (Friday) TOPIC 1: Minimum Wage Policy and the Current Daily Minimum Wage Rates
  • How to apply for Exemption from the coverage of Minimum Wage
  • Current Minimum Wage per Region
TOPIC 2: Adjustment Measures to Correct Wage Distortions
  • When is there a wage distortion?
  • Procedure for correcting wage distortion
  • Wage distortion adjustment formulae
DOLE-NWPC
10. 12 October 2018 (Friday) Orientation on the 5Rs of Waste Management
(FREE SESSION)
DOLE-NWPC
11. 16 November 2018 (Friday) Handling Administrative Cases
  • Effective investigation techniques
  • The Principles of Due Process
  • Conducting proper investigation and documentation
  • The Seven Tests of Just Cause
DOLE-Legal Service
12. 7 December 2018 (Friday) Workers’ Benefits Under Existing Laws (General Labor Standards)
  • What are labor standards?
  • Defining normal hours of work
  • Overtime pay versus night differential
  • Leave benefits and rules on holiday pay
  • Principle of Non-Diminution of Benefits
  • Computation of monetary benefits using the prevailing wage rates
  • Payment of wages
DOLE-BWC/NWPC
 

Interested? Accomplish the confirmation sheet now or download form and fax to following numbers, 527-8014/527-8012/ 527-5520. You may also contact the Planning and Information Division (PID) at telephone numbers 527-8013 to 14 or e-mail us at ipd.nwpc@gmail.com/ info@nwpc.dole.gov.ph. For more information, please call our hotline @ 527-80-13 to 14.

Announcement to Learning Session participants:

As part of our continuing endeavor to improve the conduct of Learning Sessions, the following shall be observed:

  1. Only 60 slots will be allotted per session to ensure learning effectiveness.
  2. Any change in the schedule of the learning session will be posted in the NWPC website. Pre-registered participants will be notified individually of any change in the schedule.

A registration fee of P500.00 – inclusive of writing materials, training kit, provision for snacks, and official certificate of participation – will be charged for each participant.  For check payments, these shall be made payable to the “National Wages and Productivity Commission”. 

Registration starts at 1:00 PM and program commences at 1:30 PM. Venue is at the NWPC Conference Room, 2/F Dy International Bldg., San Marcelino corner General Malvar Sts., Malate, Manila.