General Functions:

• Ensures the development of responsible public sector unionism and responsive management through an intensified education and information campaign;
• Evaluates applications for registration and accreditation to determine compliance with the requirements of Executive Order No. 180 and its Implementing Rules;
• Provides technical assistance towards an early conclusion of CNA between management and the union;
• Monitors the status of registered and accredited unions and compliance by management and accredited/recognized unions of CNA provision;
• Provides conciliation/mediation services at its own initiative or upon request of either management or employee union;
• Conducts research, evaluates existing policies to determine the need for amendments/enhancement and formulates new policies aimed at improving management-employee relations;
• Establishes linkages with agency members of the PSLMC, and other concerned agencies/institutions, i.e. DILG, HRMO; and
• Serves as Secretariat and Hearing Officer of PSLMC.

DIVISIONS

REGISTRATION & ACCREDITATION DIVISION

Specific Functions

• Evaluates applications for registration and accreditation of employee unions and applications for registration of CNAs, and recommends approval to the Commission for issuance of the corresponding certificates;
• Monitors status of registered and accredited unions, and compliance by management and accredited/recognized unions of CNA; and
• Updates database on personnel relations.

CONCILIATION & EDUCATION DIVISION

Specific Functions

• Provides conciliation/mediation services;
• Establishes linkages/networking with concerned agencies/institutions, i.e. DILG, HRMOs;
• Prepares designs and information materials on PSU for uniform implementation; and
• Enhances capability of regional personnel to provide technical assistance on PSU concerns.

PSLMC CONCERNS DIVISION

Specific Functions

• Provides secretariat services to the PSLMC;
• Acts as Hearing Officer of cases filed before the Council and prepares resolution for approval/signature of the Council;
• Conducts research and develop policies arising from cases resolved by the Council’
• Strengthens coordination and partnership with agency members of the PSLMC;
• Evaluates existing policies on management-employee relations to determine the need for amendments/enhancement and proposed amendments, if necessary; and
• Develops policies aimed at improving management-employee relations.