COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT (CBA) REGISTRATION

RATIONALE

  It is the state policy to promote and emphasize the primacy of collective bargaining in setting working conditions or the creation of a mechanism by which employers and recognized and certified labor unions bargain collectively.

  The registration of Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) refers to the process of determining whether the application for registration complies with the requirements provided under DOLE Department Order No. 40-03, as amended.

CLASSIFICATION: SIMPLE

CLIENT(S) / APPLICANT(S):
  Sole and Exclusive Bargaining Agent (SEBA)

FEES VALIDITY PERIOD WHERE TO APPLY PROCESS CYCLE TIME
PhP 1,000.00 Five (5) years Provincial/Field Office Within three (3) working days under normal circumstances

Requirements

  1. Duly accomplished and notarized application form;
  2. Original and two (2) duplicate signed copies of the CBA which must be certified under oath by the representative/s of the employer/s and labor/union/s concerned;
  3. Statement that the CBA was posted in at least two (2) conspicuous places in the establishment/s concerned for at least five (5) days before its ratification;
  4. Statement that the CBA was ratified by the majority of the employees in the bargaining unit of the employer/s concerned.
  • Step Applicant / Client DOLE Action Officer Process Cycle Time
    1 Apply online thru www.blr-ours.dole.gov.ph
    2 Scan documentary requirements and submit online. Generate and print application form for notarization. Review the online submitted documents. If complete, send appointment email or reply thru chat box provided by the system. If not, message applicant for lacking documents. Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within four (4) hours
    3 Submit notarized application form and documentary requirements (hard copy) to DOLE Provincial/Field Office. Review original application form and documentary requirements and issue order of payment. Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within two (2) hours
    4 Get order of payment and pay to the Special Disbursing Officer (SDO) the registration fee. Receive payment and issue Official Receipt (OR) Special Disbursing Officer (SDO) Within two (2) hours
    5 Present OR to the Provincial/Field Focal Person Generate and print Certificate of Registration Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within one (1) day
    6 Approve Certificate Provincial/Field Office Head
    7 Record registration in the logbook and inform applicant that certificate is available for release. Provincial/Field Office Focal Person
    8 Receive Approved Certificate Let applicant sign in the logbook Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within one (1) day
  • Step Applicant / Client DOLE Action Officer Process Cycle Time
    1 Get application form and checklist of requirements Provide application form and checklist of requirements Provincial/Field Office Focal Person
    2 Submit filled-out application form and documentary requirements (hard copy) to DOLE Provincial/Field Office. Review application form and documentary requirements. If complete, encode applicant’s details and scan documentary requirements online thru www.blr-ours.dole.gov.ph and generate application form from the system. Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within four (4) hours
    3 Submit notarized application form together with the documentary requirements to DOLE Provincial/Field Office. Issue Order of Payment Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within two (2) hours
    4 Get order of payment and pay to the Special Disbursing Officer (SDO) the registration fee. Receive payment and issue Official Receipt (OR) Special Disbursing Officer (SDO) Within two (2) hours
    5 Present OR to the Provincial/Field Focal Person Prepare Certificate of Registration Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within one (1) day
    6 Approve Certificate Provincial/Field Office Head
    7 Record registration in the logbook and inform applicant that certificate is available for release. Provincial/Field Office Focal Person
    8 Receive Approved Certificate Require applicant to sign in the logbook Provincial/Field Office Focal Person Within one (1) day