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Pagkakaisa ng Manggagawa sa Triumph International vs.

Ferrer-Calleja Facts: Petitioner labor union sought to represent employees of Triumph International and filed a petition for certification election. Triumph opposed contending that the employees sought to be represented by the union were managerial and supervisory employees and are therefore disqualified to join a union. Issue: WON, managerial and supervisory employees can form or join a union. Held: No, Article 245 of the Labor Code prohibits managerial employees from joining, assisting, or forming any labor organization. But in the case at bar, the employees sought to be represented were found to be not of managerial status. The test on managerial status depends on whether an employee possesses the authority to act in the interest of his employer with the use of his independent judgment.