Functions of the Voluntary Arbitration Division


  • Formulate policies, programs, standards, procedures, manual of operations and guidelines pertaining to grievance handling and voluntary arbitration;

  • Assist the Branches in the promotion and implementation/strengthening of the voluntary arbitration program as a preferred mode of settling labor disputes as well as other voluntary approaches towards harmonious labor-management relations;

  • Provide technical and administrative support to the Tripartite Voluntary Arbitration Advisory Council;

  • Administer the voluntary arbitration program; maintain a nationwide list of voluntary arbitrators and compile and analyze arbitration awards and decisions;

  • Conduct researches and studies on local and international trends relating to voluntary arbitration in aid of policy formulation;

  • Coordinate and maintain linkages with concern institutions and sectors on matters relative to its areas of concern;

  • Prepared and submit regular and special reports;

  • Perform such other functions as may be provided by law.

Contact us at:

5th Floor Arcadia Building,
860 Quezon Avenue,
Quezon City 1103
Telephone No. 332-4178