In a four separate decisions on January 2013, an NCR Labor Arbiter ruled in favor of the security guards against the Maxim Security Agency, Lambdan Security Agency, 3rdAlert Security and Detective Services, Inc. and Armijoy Security Agency.
Of the 350 cases settled by the NCR Labor Arbiters in February 2013 filed cases, 168 cases are settled in favor of 165 workers in less than five (5) days, with a total award of P114,101,074.18. These settled cases involves monetary claims ranging from P3,500 to P5,109,483.73.
In a Memorandum dated 27 February 2013, Chairman Gerardo C. Nograles clarifies and reminds all Executive/Labor Arbiters that where there is a finding of joint and solidary liability of respondents, the joint and solidary liability must be clearly stated and the respondents liable must be specifically named in the dispositive portion.
In a Memorandum dated 25 March 2013, Chairman Gerardo C. Nograles clarifies and reminds all sheriffs that the cash bond being referred to under Section 2, Rule IV of the 2012 Sheriffs’ Manual on Execution of Judgment is the appeal bond paid in the form of cash and deposited with the NLRC Cashier.