Rule 5. He shall not divulge any information given in confidence during his employment, neither shall be attempt to profit therefrom nor shall he use, directly or indirectly, such information to the prejudice of his employer or client. Rule 6. He shall not engage or offer to engage, his professional services to those with conflicting and adverse interests. Rule 7. He shall act as trustee of his client or employer in the preparation of contracts and similar documents. He shall be impartial in the interpretation of such documents so that the rights and obligations of his clients or employer and other contracting parties shall be faithfully determined and discharged. Rule 8. He must refer his client or employer, whenever necessary, to serve the interests of the latter, to experts or consultants. He must not accept any favor or compensation whatsoever for the referral to such experts or consultants. ARTICLE V RESPONSIBILITY TO EMPLOYEES Rule 1. The PTC Member, as employer, shall at all times be concerned with the welfare of his employees whose rights as workers are guaranteed under the Constitution and protected by laws. Rule 2. He shall be willing to share the substantial profits from his enterprise with the employees responsible thereof. Rule 3. He must observe and obey all laws, rules and regulations on labor, particularly those affecting labor relations, hours of work, wages and terms and conditions of work. Rule 4. He shall at all times strive to improve the knowledge and skills of his employees, provide safety measures for his men, and maintain the operations efficiency of his machines or equipment. ARTICLE VI RESPONSIBILITIES TO COLLEAGUES Rule 1. “To thine oneself be true and thou cannot be false to any man” expresses the duty which a PTC Member owes to himself and to others. Rule 2. He shall use only fair means to gain professional advancement. In the pursuit thereof, he shall not injure the work or employment opportunities of others, or use any improper or questionable method of soliciting employment of clientele. Rule 3. He shall not fraternize with those engaged in unethical practices. Rule 4. He must duly acknowledge the professional work of his colleagues and subordinates and give full recognition thereto.
COMPETENCY STANDARD HANDBOOK FOR APEC ENGINEER – National Monitoring Council 22 Rule 5. He shall define clearly the line of authority and the scope of responsibility of his associates and assistants, Orders or the recall thereof, shall be issued through proper channels. Rule 6. He must always encourage and promote the professional advancement of his colleagues, especially when he occupies a position of authority. He shall exert efforts to assist in the development of the knowledge and skills of his colleagues.
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