May 31, 2016
Manila, Philippines – iPlus Intelligent Network, Inc. Kicked off the first session of a series of talks centered on Outsourcing at the Asian Institute of Management’s (AIM) Conference Center in Makati, City on Wednesday, May 18.
Dubbed “Outsourcing Done Right: Philippine Labor Laws you should know about Outsourcing”, the event was spearheaded by iPlus President and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Erville Magtubo.
In partnership with the Philippine Government’s Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), The official website for the event indicates that"Outsourcing Done Right" aims to:
-Share the basics of contracting, sub-contracting, and workforce rights as allowed by law together with the effects of Labor-Only Contracting
-Explain the Philippine Labor Code’s implementing rules on contracting and sub-contracting as indicated in the Department Order (DO) 18-A series of 2011
-Provide insightful thoughts from recognized industry leaders on the stacking benefits of outsourcing to different businesses and industries
While the event’s title implied a focus on Philippine Labor Laws, iPlus made sure that there is a balance between the subjects of outsourcing and how the Labor Code governs to different arrangements.
The first of which focused on the basics of outsourcing with Magtubo explaining the challenges for modern businesses and how companies and entrepreneurs can find the right outsourcing option to take care of those challenges.
The second part detailed the DO-18A and how it provides a common ground for outsourcing companies, businesses, and employees with DOLE’s Senior LEO, Mr. Allan Dacillo, educating attendees on the dos-and-don’ts of outsourcing partnerships as allowed by the Philippine Labor Code.
Planned as a first of a series of events, the Makati-based outsourcing firm plans to start a series of talks to create awareness on how outsourcing can benefit businesses especially startups and mid-sized companies.
iPlus head of sales, Mr. Daryll Navarro stated that, “This will be our kickoff, and we’re looking at possibly hosting two more this year, one per quarter.” Navarro added that “we will be having a long-term thing,