This study has shown the changes in the pattern of work, highlights some specific challenges and new developments in industrial relations particularly those to the sharing of power influence of trade unions. This study has likewise presented the status of Philippine trade unions from the time of their inception to the contemporary environmental structure. My findings will first deal with the assessed trade union status in the Philippines and thereafter on the changing management practices that challenged their role at the workplace. The last part explains the rationale why trade unions should adopt the strategic responses recommended and thereafter my concluding statements

Ramaswamy, E.A.
Employment and Labour Studies (ELS)
International Institute of Social Studies

Leda Cenellada Celis. (1995, December 31). TRADE UNION STRATEGIC RESPONSE TO THE CHANGING MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: THE CASE OF PHILIPPINES. Employment and Labour Studies (ELS). Retrieved from