Mr. Filio has extensive experience in handling labor litigation work involving termination disputes and money claims; negotiating collective bargaining agreements; addressing unionization issues; formulating company policies and employment programs; and providing legal advice on outsourcing arrangements, the labor aspect of mergers and acquisitions, right-sizing and down-sizing programs and employment benefits issues. He has successfully defended management actions of a number of multinational and local companies affecting their employees, in cases before the National Labor Relations Commission and other government agencies, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court. Mr. Filio also handles labor-related criminal litigation work, which includes criminal prosecutions for unfair labor practice acts and violations of the Revised Penal Code and the Social Security System law. He regularly assists several Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies and was once part of the management team of one of the country’s biggest BPO companies, and is thus adept in issues peculiar to the BPO industry.
Mr. Filio obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the San Beda College of Law, Manila in 2001 where he graduated among the top of his class. He completed his degree in Legal Management from De La Salle University, Manila in 1997, where he also received various commendations and awards in leadership and scholastic merit.
Professional Membership & Affiliations:
Mr. Filio is an active member of the Camarines Sur Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.