Voluntary Arbitration and Grievance Settlement
1. Administer the Voluntary Arbitration Program;
2. Maintain and update a roster of Accredited Voluntary Arbitrators (AVAs);
3. Administer a program for the continuing professionalization of AVAs;
4. Provide technical assistance in the submission of issues to voluntary arbitration and in the selection of AVA or panel of AVAs;
5. Process and grant subsidy on voluntary arbitration fees;
6. Conduct plant-level orientation seminars on grievance machinery and voluntary arbitration ;
7. Conduct training programs on effective grievance handling, position paper writing, etc.;
8. Provide technical assistance in the operationalization and strengthening of grievance machinery.