Theymaybevaluable butarenotnecessarilydecisive

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 between
 employer‐employees
 concerning
 grievances,
 wages,
 work
 hours,
 and
 other
 terms
 and
 conditions
 of
 employment,
 even
 if
 the
 employees’
 group
 is
 not
registered
with
the
DOLE
 NLRB
definition:
bilateral
mechanism
that
entails
a
 pattern
or
practice
in
which
a
group
of
employees,
 over
 time,
 make
 proposals
 to
 management,
 and
 management
 responds
 to
 those
 proposals
 by
 acceptance
or
rejection
by
word
or
deed
 • Labor
organization
not
necessarily
a
union
 o Instead
of
organizing
a
labor
union,
workers
may
opt
to
form
 something
 shorn
 of
 the
 rigidity
 and
 formality
 of
 a
 labor
 union,
such
as
a
labor‐management
committee
 o It
 is
 a
 medium
 of
 employee‐employer
 interaction
 in
 the
 establishment
 through
 which
 problems
 or
 disputes,
 or
 potential
 disputes,
 may
 be
 resolved
 by
 consensus,
 compromise
or
other
constructive
voluntary
mode
 o The
richer
the
modes
of
labor‐management
interactions,
the
 better.
 Classification
of
labor
organizations
 • At
the
national
level
 o National
Union/Federation
 –
any
labor
organization
with
at
 least
10
locals/chapters
or
affiliates
each
of
which
must
be
a
 duly
certified
or
recognized
collective
bargaining
agent
 DO
 40‐03
 definition:
 a
 group
 of
 legitimate
 labor
 unions
 in
 a
 private
 establishment
 organized
 for
 collective
bargaining
or
for
dealing
with
employers
 concerning
 terms
 and
 conditions
 of
 employment
 for
their
member
unions
or
for
participating
in
the
 formulation
 of
 social
 and
 employment
 policies,
 standards
 and
 programs,
 registered
 with
 the
 Bureau

 Example:
Federation
of
Free
Workers
(FFW)
 o Industry
Union
–
any
group
of
legitimate
labor
organizations
 operating
 within
 an
 identified
 industry,
 organized
 for
 collective
 bargaining
 or
 for
 dealing
 with
 employers
 concerning
 terms
 and
 conditions
 of
 employment
 within
 an
 industry,
or
for
participating
in
the
formulation
of
social
and
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 • • employment
 policies,
 standards
 and
 programs
 in
 such
 industry,
which
is
duly
registered
with
the
Department
 o Trade
 Union
 Center
 –
 group
 of
 national
 unions
 or
 federations
 organized
 for
 the mutual
 aid
 and
 protection
 of
 its
 members,
 for
 assisting
 such
 members
 in
 collective
 bargaining,
 or
 for
 participating
 in
 the
 formulation
 of
 social
 and
employment
policies,
standards
and
programs
 o Alliance
 –
 aggregation
 of
 unions
 existing
 in
 one
 line
 of
 industry,
 or
 in
 a
 conglomerate,
 a
 group
 of
 franchisees,
 a
 geographical
area,
or
an
industrial
center
 Each
 member
 union
 retains
 its
 own
 organization,
 structure,
and
independence
 An
alliance
cannot
represent
its
member
unions
in
 CBA
negotiations
 o Company‐union
 –
 labor
 organization,
 which,
 in
 whole
 or
 in
 part,
is
employer‐controlled
or
employer‐dominated
 Company‐union
must
not
be
confused
with
a

union
 which,
 although
 comprised
 exclusively
 of
 the
 employees
 of
 a
 given
 employer
 or
 employers,
 is
 free
 of
 employer‐influence
 and
 thus
 a
 legitimate
 organization
recognized
by
law
as
a
bona
fide
labor
 union.
 Those
 unions
 are
 commonly
 described
 as
 inside
unions
 At
the
enterprise
level
 o Labor
union
at
enterprise
level
is
independent
if
created
by
 independent
 registration
 or
 a
 chapter
 if
 created
 through
 chartering
 o Independent
registration
is
obtained
by
the
union
organizers
 in
an
enterprise
through
their
own
action
instead
of
through
 the
issuance
of
a
charter
by
a
federation
or
national
union.
 o Independent
 union
 has
 a
 legal
 personality
 of
 its
 own
 not
 derived
from
that
of
a
federation
 DO
 40‐03:
 labor
 organization
 operating
 at
 the
 enterprise
 level
 that
 acquired
 legal
 personality
 through
independent
registration
 An
 independent
 union
 may
 affiliate
 with
 a
 federation
 or
 national
 union,
 in...
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