Course Name

Labor Relations for Managers (Private Sector)


January 30, 2024 - February 02, 2024

Schedule via Zoom:


8:30 am - 12:00 pm



Regular Rate:

Php 11,000

Early Eagle Rate:

Php 10,000

Valid Until:

January 16, 2024

Labor Relations for Managers (Private Sector)


Labor Relations for Managers is designed to cover all the facets of critical labor relations (LR) functions in relation to other Human Resource (HR) activities, where legal technicalities are of required observance.  As managers, you are responsible for creating a work environment that legally complies with labor laws even without the assistance of HR managers.

The usual missing link in the HR practice, which is the technical legal side of HR, is profoundly covered and focused in the program. As non legal HR and LR practitioners, be guided on how to effectively deliver your services without the direct assistance of a lawyer.

Who should attend

The program is designed for those involved in employee benefit administration, labor relations officers, HR supervisors, and line managers

After the course, you will:

  1. Have a clearer grasp of labor standard law as it interacts with labor relations law;
  2. Appreciate a thorough understanding on the issue of employee’s rights and the limitation to the concept of management prerogative; and
  3. Determine the rudimentary procedures required by law in labor disputes.

I. Introduction to Human Resource

A. Industrial Relations System

B. Labor Justice

C. Historical Background of Philippine Labor Law

II. Labor Standard Law

A. Recruitment laws

B. Employer Employee Relationship

C. Kinds of Employment

D. Labor Contracting Law

E. Management Prerogatives

F. Statutory Benefits

G. Non Diminution Rule

III. Labor Welfare Law

A. Employee Compensation Law

B. Emergency Medical and Dental Treatment

C. Women and Minor Workers

IV. Labor Relations Law

A. Powers of DOLE

B. Union Registration and Cancelation

C. Certification Election

D. Right of Union

E. Collective Bargaining

F. Termination Disputes

G. NLRC, Regional Directors of DOLE, NCMB

V. Prescription of Labor Cases

Atty. Reynaldo Destura has been handling criminal, civil, special proceedings, and administrative cases in regular courts, quasi-judicial, and regulatory agencies of the government. He is also well versed in all facets of Human Resources (HR) Management obtained from his actual experience as an HR clerk, line manager, and HR executive.a

He owns and heads the Destura and Associates Law Office. In the field of labor relations, Atty. Destura is a consultant to labour intensive enterprises in the field of manufacturing, business process outsourcing/contact centers, condominium corporations and homeowners associations, tourism, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, and automotives. He sits in management panels during collective bargaining negotiations. Further, he has hands-on expertise on issues involving strikes and lockouts.

Atty. Destura is a life member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, a registered Immigration Lawyer with the Bureau of Immigration. He is an active Patent Lawyer prosecuting Intellectual Property cases at the Intellectual Property Office. He is also a law professor and a Resource Consultant of People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP).

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, postgraduate degree in Law, and Masters degree in Industrial Relations. 

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