The Alliance of Filipino Workers (AFW), in cooperation with the Labor Education and Research Network (LEARN), conducted a three-day Specialized Course on Paralegal Training for Personnel, Officers and Shop Stewards of Local Affiliates of the Alliance of Filipino Workers. This training was held from August 18 to August 20 at Sitio Lucia Training Center and Hotel Resort in Sta. Maria, Bulacan.
The training course gathered around 30 participants from AFW affiliates in about ten (10) major hospitals in the National Capital Region and nearby Mega Manila areas. The AFW is formerly known as the National Hospital Employees Association (NHEA), which was established in 1973.
LEARN’s Paralegal training offers basic sessions and lectures on paralegalism, labor and trade union rights, grievance handling and machinery, labor dispute settlement, labor laws and the judicial system, and the history of the trade unions’ struggle.