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Designing and Implementing Policy on Anti – Sexual Harassment

July 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

₱6000 – ₱8000


The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently adopted a new convention on violence and harassment at work. ILO coined the term “violence and harassment” in the world of work which refers to a range of unacceptable behaviors and practices, or threats, whether a single occurrence or repeated, that aim at, result in, or are likely to result in physical, psychological, sexual or economic harm, and includes gender-based violence and harassment.

The Philippines has already enacted the Republic Act (RA) 7877 which is known as the “Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995”. The law mandates the creation of a body within the workplace that will do the actual investigation of sexual harassment cases.  This body is the Committee on Decorum and Investigation (C.O.D.I.).  The rules and regulations can only be effective in an environment that facilitates disclosure and filing of complaints and empowerment to the victims. The body that will help facilitate the creation of this kind of environment is again the C.O.D.I.

The one-day program aims to facilitate understanding of the scope and effects of sexual harassment in the workplace; assist in providing better appreciation of the law on sexual harassment; identifying practical measures in preventing and managing sexual harassment; and defining the responsibility of the employer specifically pointing-out the roles of the CODI as well as the procedures in managing sexual harassment complaints and investigations.


Program Objectives:

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Have a clear view of the actual scope of sexual harassment
  • Know the different kinds of Sexual Harassment and its adverse effects
  • Understand better the Law on Sexual Harassment (R.A. 7877)
  • Determine the State’s and our obligation vis a vis preventing, avoiding, handling sexual harassment cases in the workplace


Course Content:

Module 1: Understanding Sexual Harassment

  • Overview of the program
  • The “Weaker Sex”
  • Sexual Harassment Defined
  • Adverse Effects
  • Sexual Harassment; Violation of Human Rights
  • Attitude Towards Sexual Harassment

Module 2: The Law

  • The State’s Responsibility
  • Legal Definitions of Workplace SH
  • The Definition According to RA 7877
  • General Legal Remedies

Module 3: The Employer’s Role

  • Understanding the Role under RA 7877
  • Specific Duties
  • The First Mechanism: I.R.R.
  • The Second Mechanism: The CODI
  • Practical Measures



  • Lecture
  • Case studies


Resource Person: 

ATTY. RANULFO (NOLI) P. PAYOS was a lecturer in the De La Salle Professional School, Inc. Graduate School of Business’ corporate governance program. He is the Chairman of a management consulting firm, Change Management International, Inc. He is the Vice President of the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Vice President of ECOP Institute of Productivity and Competitiveness (EIPC). Likewise, he was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as a representative of the employer sector.

He is appointed by President Benigno Aquino III as Commissioner of the Tripartite Voluntary Arbitration Advisory Council (TVAAC) and is currently a member of the Tripartite Industrial Peace Council (TIPC) and Tripartite Executive Committee (TEC) An awardee of People Manager of the Year in 1987, he is a Diplomate in Personnel Management and was elected President of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) for two terms. He was a former member of the Board of Regents of Rizal Technological University. He also elected President of the Society of Fellows in Personnel Management. He was a former member of the Society of Human Resources of USA (SHRM).

Atty. Payos has had 31 years of professional experience in Human Resources Management occupying senior executive positions in several multinational companies until his retirement in 1994 as Senior Vice-President of Human Resources and Administration and Corporate Secretary of Eastern Telecommunications Philippines, Inc. He also held leadership positions in various professional and civic organizations. Moreover, he took up MBA studies and continuing management education and training programs in several reputable schools and institutions in the Philippines, U.S.A., and the United Kingdom. He has also attended international conferences on human resources management and labor relations in the U.S.A., ASEAN countries, Japan, Australia, Hongkong, Korea, Switzerland, Italy, and Ireland. He was 6 times employers’ delegate to the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland. His areas of expertise lie in Human Resource Management, Labor Relations, Training and Development, Manpower Planning, Executive Selection and Placement, Corporate Communications, Job Evaluation, and Performance Management.

He is a co-author of the book “Personnel Management in the 21st Century” – a revision of the book originally written by PMAP founder and first President, entitled “Personnel Management.” and author of the newly-minted book, “Human Resource Management – From the Practitioner’s Point of View.”


Register today and avail our early bird discount:

A 10% discount will be given if payment is received 7 days before the course commences. Payment on-site and walk-in participants will pay the regular fee.



July 26, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
₱6000 – ₱8000
Event Categories:


ECOP Training


ECOP Boardroom
3F ECC Bldg. 355 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave.
Makati City, Metro Manila 1220 Philippines
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