8. LABOR LEGISLATION SOCIAL LEGISLATION 1. Directly affects employment 1. Governs the effects of employment 2. Designed to meet the daily needs of the workers 2. Involves a long range of benefits 3. Covers employment for profit or gain 3. Covers employment, profit & non-profit 4. Affects work of the employee 4. Affects the life of the employee
9. How to understand the LCP Interlocking Mechanisms of Philippine Labor Laws / Social Legislation
Social Legislation is broader in scope than labor legislation because All labor laws are social legislation but not all social legislations are labor laws.
-it should not be deduced that the basic policy is to favor labor to prejudice capital. -both sectors need each other. INTERDEPENDENT. -THE BASIC POLICY IS TO BALANCE OR COORDINATE THE RIGHTS AND INTEREST OF BOTH WORKERS AND EMPLOYEES. Relate this with Sec. 3, Article XIII of the Constitution on Shared Responsibility
Not all labor disputes should be resolved in favor, since the law protects the rights of both labor and capital. – Colgate Palmolive Philippines vs Ople, GR ?No. 73681, June 30, 1988)