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Antitorture act of2009

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Unformatted text preview: on. (Akbayan v. Aquino, G.R. No. 170516, July 16, 2008) l. FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION Q: What is the difference between the right to unionize and the right to association? A: The right to unionize is an economic and labor right while the right to association in general is a civil‐political right. Q: What constitutes freedom of association? A: Freedom of association includes the freedom not to associate, or, if one is already a member, to disaffiliate from the association Q: Is the right to strike included in the right to form unions or freedom of assembly by government employees? A: No, the right to strike is not included. Their employment is governed by law. It is the Congress and administrative agencies which dictate the terms and conditions of their employment. The same is fixed by law and circulars and thus not subject to any collective bargaining agreement. Note: Pursuant to Sec. 4, Rule III of the Rules and Regulations to Govern the Exercise of the Right of Government Employees to Self‐Organization, the terms and conditions of employment in the Government, including any of its instrumentalities, political subdivision and government owned and controlled corporations with original charters, are governed by law and employees therein shall not strike for the purpose of securing changes thereof. (SSS Employees Association v. CA, GR. No. 85279, July 28, 1989) The only available remedy for them is to lobby for better terms of employment with Congress. m. EMINENT DOMAIN 1. Abandonment of Intended Use and Right of Repurchase ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 95 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 Q. When a particular public use is abandoned, does its former owner acquire a cause of action for recove...
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