NLRC revised minutes for termination cases

       In a Memorandum dated 31 July 2013, Chairman Gerardo C. Nograles issue revised minutes for termination cases.

       The memorandum was revised to effectively aid all Executive/Labor Arbiters in the resolution of cases and improve the quality of decisions rendered in the arbitration level.

        The revised minutes will be mandatorily use during the compulsory arbitration mandatory conciliation and mediation conferences.

        Under the revised minutes, if the respondent is a juridical entity, their corporate name, partnership name, name of owner of single proprietorship, name of owner of franchise, or name of owner of the business name will be identified and impleaded, which is material especially during execution proceedings.   

        The revised minutes include, among others, the service of summons; the employment status and its date of employment and termination; nature and cause of termination; money claims and other labor standard benefits; stipulations; documentary evidence presented; reliefs sought.

         The revised minutes was part of the strategy under the NLRC Planning Tool and Roadmap on speedy and efficient disposition of cases and improvement of quality of decisions.


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National Labor Relations Commission