HR Legal Forum

HR Legal Forum | New Laws and Updates for HR Compliance

Important updates and laws are being implemented which HR professionals need to know. This session provides an overview of the important points affecting HR policies and a forum for discussing situations and issues related to these. A must-attend seminars for all employers and HR practitioners operating in the Philippines.


I. Overview of HR & Legal Forum
Get the latest laws & updates related to Human Resource practices in the Philippines and
learn how to prepare and adapt these to your HR policies for your company.

II. Expanded Maternity Leave Act
The Department of Labor and employment formally launched the implementing rules and regulations for the Expanded Maternity Leave law. Unknown to many, the new law is not just about extending the days for maternity leave. Our speaker will discuss important new features and share applicable situations, claiming of benefits and how families and companies will be affected by the governing policies.

III. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
One of the most controversial workplace problems is sexual harassment. Congress affirms to have a bill seeking to impose stiffer penalties on people committing sexual harassment in the workplace. The talk will tackle preventive measures and legalities to follow once it happens. Our speaker will discuss how HR practitioners can handle these cases in a legal and professional manner.

IV. End of Contractualization
The bill seeking to end abusive forms of contractualization has been finally passed and is now in the executive department for signing. Our voluntary labor arbitrator will discuss the rationale behind the bill and how this can affect current work arrangements. Our speaker will provide guidelines that can help employers adapt and comply with the law. Salient points of HB 6908/SB 1826 will be discussed which would hopefully assuage the concerns expressed the employers and third-party service providers.

This event is open to the public. Employers, HR Professionals, Administrative Officers, Personnel Managers, Business Executives, Team Leaders or people in charge of human relations in the workplace should attend this course.

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New Laws and Updates

For more info, please call (632) 6874645, 6874445 | (0917) 5721713 look for Mo or Dow or email