Right of Public Sector



  1. Right to security of tenure
  2. Right to self-organization, collective bargaining and negotiations and peaceful concerted activities, including the right to strike in accordance with law
  3. Right to decent living and wage/compensation
  4. Right to due process of law
  5. Right to enjoy leave benefits
  6. Right to avail of the 5 day forced leave before the year end
  7. Right to participate in policy-formulation and decision of ideas among officers and employees throughout the administrative hierarchy through assemblies, congresses, dialogue and other allied forms of discussion
  8. Right to separation pay in case where separation from the service is not for cause or where it is due to reorganization
  9. Right to Back-wages in case of illegal dismissal
  10. Right to claim optional or compulsory retirement benefits
  11. Right to receive terminal leave credits
  12. Right to be represented in the Personnel Selection and promotion Board, Grievances Committee and Personnel Development Committee
  13. Right to occupation health and safety from work hazards
  14. Right to avail of the medical and dental services for employees health protection and maintenance
  15. Right to human condition of Work
  16. Right to appeal in cases where employees are dissatisfied with the decision of the management
  17. Right to be involved in worthwhile activities such as athletics, social, recreational, food production and livelihood which are conducive to the employee’s well being an inconsistent with the interest of public service
  18. right to enjoy the two day weekend and rest period per week
  19. Right to observe legal holidays/special holidays
  20. Right to receive overtime pay for authorized services in excess of8 hours a day
  21. Right to receive 13th month pay or year end bonus
  22. Right of female employees not to be discriminated against with respect to terms and conditions of employment
  23. Right to be secured in their person or property against direct assault or invasion
  24. Right to free exercise and enjoyment if religious worship
  25. Right to freedom and speech / expression
  26. Right to have free access to courts and quasi-judicial and quasi judicial bodies and adequate legal assistance
  27. Right to be presumed innocent until the contrary is given



  1. Employee empowerment
  2. Issuance of Public Sector Labor-Management Council (PSLMC)resolution No. 1 S. 1998 which reduced membership requirements for registration of unions and 20% to 10%
  3. Expeditious and judicious resolutions of employees grievances
  4. Intervention of CES in the settlement of employee-management disputes
  5. Information campaign on public sector unionism
  6. Gawad-Kalinga Award or the search for employee-friendly employer
  7. Drawing up of Checklist of reasonable working conditions which will guide the union and management in their collective bargaining negotiations
  8. Monitoring of compliance with the requirement of the implementing Rules of EO 180 registered unions
  9. Holding of separate monthly  meetings by CSC Chairman and concerned CSC officials with federations union leaders to discuss pressing issues and problems of government employees
  10. Speedy disposition of cases
  11. Enactment of sexual harassment law
  12. Creation of task forces to review existing policies and laws concerning civil servants
  13. list of factual situations showing of abuse of exercise of management prerogative and considered constructive dismissal to be presented to agency heads in one of its monthly meeting with undersecretary assistant secretary