The registration of collective agreements (CBA) is closely monitored as an indicator of harmonious labour relations and industrial peace in the country. Collective bargaining is a process by which both parties, work and management, agree to define and manage conditions of employment that must not be below the minimum standards set by law and define a mechanism for resolving parties` complaints. c) A declaration that the collective agreement has been ratified by the majority of workers in the employer`s bargaining unit. 4.Is an exception to the requirement for compulsory ratification by the majority of workers in the bargaining unit? It is a contract executed at the request of the employer or the exclusive representative of the workers, taking into account the negotiation of wages, working time and all other conditions of employment, including proposals to accommodate complaints or questions that could be asked under this agreement. 3.Is is the ratification of KBA by the majority of workers in the bargaining unit mandatory? Yes, yes. The agreement negotiated by the workers` negotiating partner should be ratified or approved by the majority of workers in the bargaining unit. The CBA`s application for certification must be filed with the regional office that issued the registration or establishment certificate of a registered resident of the union party. In particular, a CBA is a contract that is executed taking into account agreements reached as a result of negotiations with the employer and the workers` exclusive representative regarding wages, hours or work and any other conditions of employment. As such, a KBA contains economic and non-economic provisions. Economic provisions include the monetary value of wage increases, loan benefits, bonuses, allowances, retirement plans and other ancillary benefits.
On the other hand, non-economic clauses contain trade union security clauses, appeal procedures, labour management cooperation systems and other provisions without monetary value. Yes, yes. The ratification of KBA by the staff of the bargaining unit is not necessary if the CBA is the result of an arbitration decision by a competent government authority or a voluntary arbitrator. 9.Where can the CBA application be made? This is a procedure to determine whether the application for registration of a collective agreement complies with the registration rules of the CBA, in particular Rule XVII of Division Order 40-03, or the rules for amending the provisions of Book V of the Philippine Labour Code. 14.What is the reason for refusing to record CBA? This three-part series of LABSTAT updates contains administrative data on CBAs collected and presented as tables from documents submitted to the Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR) of the Department of Laboratory and Employment (DOLE). In particular, this second edition highlights the profile of CBAs recorded in 2016. 13.How long does it take to process the CBA recording? The following CBA registration requirements (original and two (2) duplicates, which must be certified under oath by the employer`s representative and the union concerned: this is a process by which the parties agree to set and manage conditions of employment that must not be below the minimum standards established by law and to define a mechanism for resolving their complaints. The registration of the CBA prohibits a choice of certification except in the last sixty days (period of freedom) before the expiration of the five-year CBA.