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The number of criminal cases for unfair labor practices filed at the prosecutor level

Requested from DOJ by Erson Bulosan at 05:35 PM on Feb 11, 2019.
Purpose: for my Juris Doctor (JD) thesis/supervised legal research in the UP College of Law
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1981 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #DOJ-268333538727

Erson 05:35 PM, Feb 11, 2019

Hi! I would like to request for information on the following:

1) Statistics on unfair labor practice cases filed on the prosecutor level since the enactment of Batas Pambansa (B.P.) No. 70.

If the same is not available from the said enactment, data from any point in the past until last year (2018) will also do.

Thank you so much!

Irene 11:41 AM, Feb 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

Dear Erson,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 11, 2019 05:35:19 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for The number of criminal cases for unfair labor practices filed at the prosecutor level.

We received your request on Feb 11, 2019 05:35:19 PM and will respond on or before Mar 04, 2019 05:35:19 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOJ-268333538727.

Thank you.


Irene Dulin
FOI Officer

Erson 07:46 PM, Mar 04, 2019

Good day. I would like to inquire as to the status of this request. It was stated above that there will be a response from the agency ON OR BEFORE 4 March 2019 at 5:35 PM. However, I have not received any response yet regarding this request both here and in my e-mail. Thank you.

FOI Decision 02:51 PM, Mar 13, 2019

12 March 2019

Dear Mr. Erson Bulosan,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 03, 2019 07:26:38 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for data on the number cases pertaining to criminal unfair labor practices filed before the National Prosecution Service since the enactment of BP No. 70.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office cannot provide the information you have requested.

Although citizens are afforded the right to information and, pursuant thereto, are entitled to "access to official records," the Constitution does not accord them a right to compel custodians of official records to prepare lists, abstracts, summaries and the like in their desire to acquire information on matters of public concern. (Valmonte v. Belmonte, G.R. No. 74930 February 13, 1989)

This Office has no inventory of criminal unfair labor practice cases filed and resolved. 

For your reference and to find out more about the Department’s inventoried cases, you can visit this url:

Attached herewith, for your reference, are tables providing the DOJ Prosecution Statistics.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to the Hon. Menardo I. Guevarra, Secretary of the DOJ. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result thereof within thirty (30) calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

FOI Decision Maker

 Prosecution Statistics 2016_raw (2).xlsx

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