The paper examines the policies and initiatives undertaken by the DOLE along with its social partners in setting out policies that seek to usher decent work among transport industry workers. It basically explores opportunities in making the industry active partners in bringing desired levels of safety, productivity and decent work for all workers in the transport sector.
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The paper attempts to assess the impact of RA 7641 to both labor and capital in a globalized business setting. The paper forwards amendments to the law to make it effective and carry out the wisdom of the law for the workers who have spent the best and most productive years of their lives in serving the company.
Read more: Retirement Under R.A. 7641: Issues and Prospects for Social Dialogue
The paper provides discussions on the minimum wage fixing in the country. While social dialogue is very much alive in the determination of minimum wage through tripartite and multi-sectoral participation, the paper recommends to study further the composition of regional wage and productivity boards to provide chances to other smaller labor and employer groups.
Read more: The Role of Social Dialogue in Minimum Wage Determination in the Philippines