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FRIDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2018 * 9:00AM TO 5:00PM
QUEST HOTEL CEBU, CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES

This one-day special lecture provides participants with the most comprehensive and substantive information on rulings and peculiar situations on labor cases decided by the Supreme Court for the years 2016 to 2018.

Learning from experience is the fastest way to gain knowledge. But learning from the experience of others is the least expensive and most practical route. Join this event and gain valuable lessons from the most recent decided labor cases of the Supreme Court. Take advantage of the learnings, doctrines, and remedies that can be very useful for your company's policy making, HR strategy formulation, compensation design, and employee engagements.


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Course Director & Lecturer:

Atty. Elvin B. Villanueva
is a specialist in and practitioner of labor and tax laws. He has written 16 best-selling books namely: Guide to Valid Dismissal of Employees, Guide on Employee Compensation and Benefits Vol. 1 & 2, Guide on Wage Order and Minimum Wage, Batas Kasambahay; Gabay sa Karapatan ng OFWs, Guide on Employee Transfer and Demotion, Human Resource Forms, Notices and Contracts Vol. 1 & 2, Guide to Valid Job Contracting & Subcontracting, How to Design and Formulate Company Code of Discipline, Employee Leave Benefits, Tax Solutions on Employee Compensation and Benefits, Real Estate Practice in the Philippines, Digest of Critical Decisions of the Supreme Court on Labor Cases (2015-2018 cases) and The Labor Code of the Philippines 2018 Edition. His advocacy is to help companies and employees solve their HR issues.


Who Should Attend:
         • Business Owners
         • Board Directors
         • Management
         • HR Practitioners & Managers
         • Business Consultants
         • Lawyers
         • Anyone who wants to learn
         the lessons from this topic
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    Training Fee:
    P7,980 if you register and pay on or
                before August 21, 2018
    P8,980 regular training fee
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance

Critical Supreme Court Decisions on Labor Cases

Quest Hotel Cebu, Cebu City, Philippines
Friday, September 21, 2018 * 9:00am to 5:00pm


Course Outline



I. 2018 Cases

    a. Retirement (Laya, vs. CA, et al., G.R. No. 205813, January 10, 2018)
        i. Refusal to retire
        ii. Retirement plan vs. Labor Code
            1. Philippine Airlines, Inc. vs. Arjan T. Hassaram
            2. G.R. No. 217730, June 5, 2017

    b. Redundancy (American Power Conversion Corporation vs. Lim, G.R. No. 214291, January 11, 2018)
        i. Redundancy carried out by persons belonging to related companies; Labor claims against related companies

    c. Employment contract (De Roca vs. Dabuyan, et al., G.R. No. 215281, March 5, 2018)
        i. Employment contract cannot take effect outside of the contracting parties

    d. FASAP Case: Retrenchment (G.R. No. 178083/A.M. No. 11-10-1-SC, March 13, 2018)
        i. Audited financial statement (AFS); AFS may not be presented;
        ii. Judicial notice of losses;
        iii. Rehiring of some of the retrenched employees; Rehabilitation;
        iv. Quitclaim

II. 2017 Cases

    a. Employer-Employee Relationship (Nestle Philippines, Inc. vs. Puedan, G.R. No. 220617, January 30, 2017)
        i. Valencia vs. Classique Vinyl Products Corporation, G.R. No. 206390, January 30, 2017
        ii. Element of Control
            1. Lu vs. Enopia, G.R. No. 197899, March 6, 2017
        iii. Remittance with SSS as proof of employment
            1. Lu vs. Enopia, G.R. No. 197899, March 6, 2017
        iv. Imposition of disciplinary action; company policy
            1. Sumifru (Philippines) Corp. vs. Nagkahiusang Mamumuo sa Suyapa Farm (Namasufa-Naflu-Kmu), G.R. No. 202091,                 June 7, 2017

    b. Due Process in Labor Cases

    c. Labor-Only Contracting
        i. Valencia vs. Classique Vinyl Products Corporation, G.R. No. 206390, January 30, 2017

    d. Serious misconduct
        i. Maula vs. Ximex Delivery Express, Inc., G.R. No. 207838, January 25, 2017
        ii. No serious misconduct but there is loss of trust
            1. Bravo vs. Urios College (Now Father Saturnino Urios University), G.R. No. 198066, June 7, 2017
        iii. No serious misconduct
            1. BDO Unibank, Inc. vs. Nerbes, G.R. No. 208735, July 19, 2017
        iv. Disrespect towards superior
            1. Sterling Paper Products Enterprises, Inc. vs. KMM-Katipunan, G.R. No. 221493, August 2, 2017

    e. Willful disobedience
        i. Disobedience is not willful
            1. BDO Unibank, Inc. vs. Nerbes, G.R. No. 208735, July 19, 2017
        ii. Penalty is too harsh
            1. BDO Unibank, Inc. vs. Nerbes, G.R. No. 208735, July 19, 2017

    f. Totality of Infractions
        i. Maula vs. Ximex Delivery Express, Inc., G.R. No. 207838, January 25, 2017

    g. Disability Benefits
        i. Scanmar Maritime Services, Inc. Crown Shipmanagement Inc. vs. De Leon, G.R. No. 199977, January 25, 2017
        ii. Compensation for disability
            1. Maersk Filipinas Crewing Inc., and Maersk Co. IOM Ltd. vs. Ramos, G.R. No. 184256, January 18, 2017
        iii. Disability refers to loss or impairment of earning capacity and not to pain or injury
            1. Maersk Filipinas Crewing Inc., and Maersk Co. IOM Ltd. vs. Ramos, G.R. No. 184256, January 18, 2017
        iv. Permanent Total Disability
            1. Hoegh Fleet Services Phils., Inc., vs. Turallo, G.R. No. 230481, July 26, 2017
            2. 120-day rule; 240-day rule
                a. Crystal Shipping doctrine
                  i. Atienza vs. Orophil Shipping International Co., Inc., et al., G.R. No. 191049, August 7, 2017
                b. Filing before the lapse of 120 days
                  i. Status Maritime Corporation and Admibros Shipmanagement Co., Ltd. vs. Doctolero, G.R. No. 198968, January 18,
                   2017
                c. Caderao vs. Senator Crewing (Manila), Inc., et al./Senator Crewing (Manila), Inc., et al. vs. Caderao, G.R. No.
                    224532/G.R. No. 224565, June 21, 2017
                d. Hoegh Fleet Services Phils., Inc., vs. Turallo, G.R. No. 230481, July 26, 2017
                e. TSM Shipping Phils., Inc. vs. Patino, G.R. No. 210289, March 20, 2017
                f. Aldaba vs. Career Philippines, Shipmanagement, Inc., Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd., and/or Verlou Carmelito, G.R.
                    No. 218842, June 21, 2017
                g. Gomez vs. Crossworld Marine Services, Inc., G.R. No. 220002, August 2, 2017
            3. When findings of company physician prevail
                a. Jebsens Maritime, Inc., et al. vs. Rapiz, G.R. No. 218871. January 11, 2017
            4. Findings of company physician vs. private doctor
                a. Espere vs. NFD International Manning Agents, Inc., G.R. No. 212098, July 26, 2017
                b. Perea vs. Elburg Shipmanagement Philippines, Inc., et al., G.R. No. 206178, August 9, 2017
            5. Return of award
                a. Espere vs. NFD International Manning Agents, Inc., G.R. No. 212098, July 26, 2017
            6. Vergara doctrine
                a. TSM Shipping Phils., Inc. vs. Patino, G.R. No. 210289, March 20, 2017
            7. Third doctor
               a. Caderao vs. Senator Crewing (Manila), Inc., et al./Senator Crewing (Manila), Inc., et al. vs. Caderao, G.R.
                    No. 224532/G.R. No. 224565, June 21, 2017
                b. North Sea Marine Services Corporation vs. Enriquez, G.R. No. 201806, August 14, 2017
            8. Ailment not complained of at the time of repatriation
                a. Maunlad Trans Inc., Carnival Cruise Lines vs. Isidro, G.R. No. 222699, July 24, 2017
        v. Temporary total disability
            1. TSM Shipping Phils., Inc. vs. Patino, G.R. No. 210289, March 20, 2017
        vi. Partial Permanent Disability
            1. Gomez vs. Crossworld Marine Services, Inc., G.R. No. 220002, August 2, 2017

    h. Backwages
        i. Computation
            1. C.I.C.M. Mission Seminaries School of Theology, Inc., Fr. Romeo Nimez, CICM vs. Perez, G.R.
              No. 220506, January 18, 2017
            2. United Coconut Chemicals, Inc. vs. Valmores, G.R. No. 201018, July 12, 2017
        ii. Not due when dismissal is for just cause
            1. Bravo vs. Urios College (Now Father Saturnino Urios University), G.R. No. 198066, June 7, 2017

    i. Affidavit of service
        i. Effect of failure to append
            1. C.I.C.M. Mission Seminaries School of Theology, Inc., Fr. Romeo Nimez, CICM vs. Perez, G.R.
            No. 220506, January 18, 2017

    j. Immutability of judgment
        i. Re-computation of award
            1. C.I.C.M. Mission Seminaries School of Theology, Inc., Fr. Romeo Nimez, CICM vs. Perez, G.R.
             No. 220506, January 18, 2017

    k. Supersedeas Bond
        i. Motion to reduce bond
            1. Turks Shawarma Company vs. Pajaron, G.R. No. 207156. January 16, 2017

    l. Compensability of illness
        i. No automatic compensability
            1. Barsolo vs. Social Security System, G.R. No. 187950. January 11, 2017
        ii. Grieg Philippines, Inc. Grieg Shipping Group vs. Gonzales, G.R. No. 228296, July 26, 2017

    m. Work-related Death
        i. Barsolo vs. Social Security System, G.R. No. 187950. January 11, 2017
        ii. Death compensation
            1. Marlow Navigation Philippines, Inc. vs. Heirs of Ganal, G.R. No. 220168, June 7, 2017
        iii. Suicide of seafarer
            1. Marlow Navigation Philippines, Inc. vs. Heirs of Ganal, G.R. No. 220168, June 7, 2017
            2. Burden of proof; Strange behavior
              a. Seapower Shipping, Ent., Inc. vs. Heirs of Warren M. Sabanal, G.R. No. 198544, June 19, 2017
        iv. Notorious negligence; "in the course of"
            1. Marlow Navigation Philippines, Inc. vs. Heirs of Ganal, G.R. No. 220168, June 7, 2017
            2. Atienza vs. Orophil Shipping International Co., Inc., et al., G.R. No. 191049, August 7, 2017

    n. Resignation
        i. Defense of resignation by employer
            1. Grande vs. Philippine Nautical Training College, G.R. No. 213137, March 1, 2017
        ii. Clear and convincing evidence
            1. Grande vs. Philippine Nautical Training College, G.R. No. 213137, March 1, 2017
        iii. Forced resignation
            1. Doble vs. ABB, Inc., G.R. No. 215627, June 5, 2017
        iv. Option to resign
            1. Cosue vs. Ferritz Integrated Development Corporation, et al., G.R. No. 230664, July 24, 2017

    o. Abandonment of work
        i. Immediate filing of illegal dismissal
            1. Brown vs. Marswin Marketing, Inc., et al., G.R. No. 206981, March 15, 2017
            2. Spectrum Security Services, Inc. vs. Grave, G.R. No. 196650, June 7, 2017
        ii. Premature filing of labor case
            1. Claudia's Kitchen, Inc. vs. Tanguin, G.R. No. 221096, June 28, 2017

    p. Petition for Certiorari
        i. Reglementary period vs. Petition for review on certiorari
            1. Nueva Ecija II Electric Cooperative, Inc., et al. vs. Mapagu, G.R. No. 196084, February 15, 2017
        ii. Consideration of errors not assigned; opening entire case for review
            1. Javines vs. Xlibris a.k.a. Author Solutions, Inc., G.R. No. 214301, June 7, 2017
        iii. Execution pending certiorari
            11. Espere vs. NFD International Manning Agents, Inc., G.R. No. 212098, July 26, 2017
        iv. Filing Motion for Reconsideration
            1. Genpact Services, Inc. vs. Santosfalceso, G.R. No. 227695, July 31, 2017
        v. Extension to file
            1. Heavy workload of counsel
              a. Adtel, Inc. vs. Valdez, G.R. No. 189942, August 9, 2017

    q. Loss of trust and confidence / Willful breach of trust
        i. Failure to establish breach of trust
            1. Sta. Ana vs. Manila Jockey Club, Inc., G.R. No. 208459, February 15, 2017
        ii. Actual and willful breach supported by substantial evidence
            1. Panaligan vs. Phyvita Enterprises Corporation, G.R. No. 202086, June 21, 2017
        iii. Managerial employee
            1. PJ Lhuillier, Inc. vs. Camacho, G.R. No. 223073, February 22, 2017
            2. Must be exercised without abuse of discretion
              a. Bravo vs. Urios College (Now Father Saturnino Urios University), G.R. No. 198066, June 7, 2017

    r. Project employment
        i. Usually necessary and desirable
            1. E. Ganzon, Inc. (EGI) vs. Ando, G.R. No. 214183, February 20, 2017
            2. Herma Shipyard, Inc. vs. Oliveros, G.R. No. 208936, April 17, 2017
        ii. Length of service
            1. E. Ganzon, Inc. (EGI) vs. Ando, G.R. No. 214183, February 20, 2017
        iii. Repeated and successive re-hiring
            1. E. Ganzon, Inc. (EGI) vs. Ando, G.R. No. 214183, February 20, 2017

    s. Retirement
        i. Continued engagement after retirement
            1. De La Salle Araneta University vs. Bernardom, G.R. No. 190809, February 13, 2017
        ii. Estoppel
            1. De La Salle Araneta University vs. Bernardom, G.R. No. 190809, February 13, 2017
        iii. Retirement plan vs. Labor Code
            1. Philippine Airlines, Inc. vs. Arjan T. Hassaram
            2. G.R. No. 217730, June 5, 2017

    t. MCLE Compliance of counsel
        i. Doble vs. ABB, Inc., G.R. No. 215627, June 5, 2017

    u. Certified true copy vs. certified photocopy
        i. Doble vs. ABB, Inc., G.R. No. 215627, June 5, 2017

    v. Work-related illness
        i. No automatic compensability
            1. Madridejos vs. Nyk-Fil Ship Management, Inc., G.R. No. 204262, June 7, 2017
        ii. Reasonable connection
            1. Espere vs. NFD International Manning Agents, Inc., G.R. No. 212098, July 26, 2017
        iii. Presumption of work-relatedness; presumption of compensability
            1. Atienza vs. Orophil Shipping International Co., Inc., et al., G.R. No. 191049, August 7, 2017
            2. Romana vs. Magsaysay Maritime Corporation, G.R. No. 192442, August 9, 2017

    w. SSS Contributions
        i. Acquittal from criminal case and extinguishment of civil liability
            1. Ambassador Hotel, Inc. vs. Social Security System, G.R. No. 194137, June 21, 2017
    x. Closure of business
        i. Piercing the veil; alter ego doctrine
            1. Zambrano vs. Philippine Carpet Manufacturing Corporation/Pacific Carpet Manufacturing Corporation, et al.,
                G.R. No. 224099, June 21, 2017

    y. Redundancy
        i. Philippine National Bank vs. Dalmacio/ Dalmacio vs. Philippine National Bank, G.R. No. 202308/G.R. No. 202357,
            July 5, 2017

    z. Burden of proof in illegal dismissal case
        i. Cosue vs. Ferritz Integrated Development Corporation, et al., G.R. No. 230664, July 24, 2017

    aa. Graceful exit
        i. Cosue vs. Ferritz Integrated Development Corporation, et al., G.R. No. 230664, July 24, 2017

    bb. Expulsion or impeachment of union officer
        i. No loss of union membership
            1. United Polyresins, Inc. vs. Pinuela, G.R. No. 209555, July 31, 2017

    cc. Testimony
        i. Recantation
            1. Sterling Paper Products Enterprises, Inc. vs. KMM-Katipunan, G.R. No. 221493, August 2, 2017

    dd. Post-Employment Medical Examination
        i. Scanmar Maritime Services, Inc. Crown Shipmanagement Inc. vs. De Leon, G.R. No. 199977, January 25, 2017

    ee. Cancellation of union registration
        i. Asian Institute of Management vs. Asian Institute of Management Faculty Association, G.R. No. 207971, January 23, 2017
        ii. De Ocampo Memorial Schools, Inc. vs. Bigkis Manggagawa sa De Ocampo Memorial School, Inc., G.R.
            No. 192648, March 15, 2017

    ff. Security of tenure

    gg. Management prerogative
        i. Transfer of employee
            1. Chateu Royale Sports and Country Club, Inc. vs. Balba, G.R. No. 197492, January 18, 2017

    hh. Termination of employment
        i. Stipulation to terminate is void
            1. Dagasdas vs. Grand Placement and General Services Corporation, G.R. No. 205727, January 18, 2017

    ii. Employment contract
        i. Lex loci contractus
            1. Dagasdas vs. Grand Placement and General Services Corporation, G.R. No. 205727, January 18, 2017

    jj. Release, Waiver and Quitclaim
        i. Dagasdas vs. Grand Placement and General Services Corporation, G.R. No. 205727, January 18, 2017
        ii. Improperly notarized release and quitclaim; effects
            1. Doble vs. ABB, Inc., G.R. No. 215627, June 5, 2017
        iii. Allegation of "forced to sign"
            1. Philippine National Bank vs. Dalmacio/ Dalmacio vs. Philippine National Bank, G.R. No. 202308/G.R. No. 202357, July 5, 2017

    kk. Appeal
        i. One-day late due to unforeseen events; Perfection
            1. Maersk Filipinas Crewing Inc., and Maersk Co. IOM Ltd. vs. Ramos, G.R. No. 184256, January 18, 2017
        ii. Finality of decision for failure to appeal
            1. Javines vs. Xlibris a.k.a. Author Solutions, Inc., G.R. No. 214301, June 7, 2017
        iii. Consideration of errors not assigned on appeal
            1. Javines vs. Xlibris a.k.a. Author Solutions, Inc., G.R. No. 214301, June 7, 2017

    ll. Authority of counsel
        i. Presumed authorized
            1. Maersk Filipinas Crewing Inc., and Maersk Co. IOM Ltd. vs. Ramos, G.R. No. 184256, January 18, 2017

    mm. Separation benefits
        i. Acceptance; Estoppel
            1. Doble vs. ABB, Inc., G.R. No. 215627, June 5, 2017

    nn. Constructive dismissal
        i. Doble vs. ABB, Inc., G.R. No. 215627, June 5, 2017
        ii. Constructive dismissal in relation to off-detail period
            1. Spectrum Security Services, Inc. vs. Grave, G.R. No. 196650, June 7, 2017

    oo. Off-detail status
        i. Return to work order should indicate specific assignment
            1. Ibon vs. Genghis Khan Security Services and/or Marietta Vallespin, G.R. No. 221085, June 19, 2017

    pp. Separation pay
        i. Separation pay where there is no dismissal
            1. Claudia's Kitchen, Inc. vs. Tanguin, G.R. No. 221096, June 28, 2017

    qq. Post employment medical examination for seafarers
        i. Mandatory reporting upon repatriation
            1. Andres vs. Diamon H Marine Services & Shipping Agency, Inc., et al., G.R. No. 217345, July 12, 2017

    rr. Res judicata
        i. Issue preclusion rule; collateral estoppel; law of the case doctrine; supervening event
            1. Philtranco Service Enterprises, Inc., et al. vs. Cual, G.R. No. 207684, July 17, 2017

III. Salient 2016 Cases

IV. Lessons Learn based on the cases discussed

    a. Remedies and strategies
        i. To improve position
        ii. To prevent future labor disaster

V. Highlights of 2014 and 2015 Supreme Court Decisions in relation to Recent Rulings




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