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SB 492 seeks to amend the plea bargaining provision (Section 23) of Republic Act 9165, or the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, which prohibits any drug offender to avail of such arrangement regardless of the penalty.
He reasoned out that allowing plea bargaining for such offenders would help unclog small-time drug cases pending in courts, which he said, burdens the country's criminal justice system.
In short, the healthy social partnership between industry and unions, nurtured through collective bargaining and social dialogue, became a pillar for the sustained growth of the economy.
While he does not consider himself an expert at the art of bargaining, Murtaza S has some impressive deals that he can boast of.
" [U]nder the CERB's existing precedent, the order that Doe undergo a fitness for duty examination as a condition of continued employment was a change that affected a mandatory subject of bargaining.
Plea bargaining can also happen in a public prosecution one is charged in court of law.
The court underscores that a work transfer is a mandatory subject of bargaining, so Local 631 was obligated to bargain with Aggregate Industries, whose proposal was the subject of negotiating overtures spanning several months.
The survey to ascertain issues for bargaining with the country's largest aged-care provider, Bupa, has been distributed to delegates, as have nomination forms for the bargaining team.
Those in favor of teacher collective bargaining, on the other hand, argue that unions make the education system more effective by empowering teachers who are in the classroom and by giving them a role in shaping their working conditions.
Section 8(a)(5) of the National Labor Relations Act provides that unionized employers violate the Act when they refuse "to bargain collectively with the representatives of its employees" over any mandatory subject of bargaining. Section 8(d) of the Act instructs that the obligation "to bargain collectively" means that the employer must "meet and confer in good faith with respect to wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment."
CONTENTS I Introduction II Challenges in Regulating Collective Bargaining for Self-Employed Workers III A Typology of Collective Bargaining Models for Self-Employed Workers A Provisions in Mainstream Collective Bargaining Statutes That Permit Their Application to Some Self-Employed Workers B Provisions in Other Statutes That Permit Self-Employed Workers to Engage in Collective Action That Would Otherwise Be Unlawful C Industry or Occupation Specific Collective Bargaining Regimes for Self-Employed Workers 1 Self-Employed Artist Workers in Canada 2 Home Childcare Workers in Quebec 3 Australian Road Transport Sector IV How Do We Regulate Collective Bargaining for Self-Employed Workers?