Guide to labour dispute settlement procedures

A layman's guide to labour dispute settlement, adjudication and enforcement procedures

The ILO encourages preventive measures for the resolution of grievances through bipartite workplace cooperation. Conciliation, mediation and voluntary arbitration are preferred modes of dispute settlement.

This guide offers a very simple and concise information of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) procedures in dispute resolution per agency. It is primarily created for a better appreciation and understanding of the DOLE as a proactive agency for labour dispute prevention and settlement.