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Working conditions

Working conditions refer to the environment and terms/conditions of employment. 1. Coverage The provisions of [herein] shall apply to employees (“covered employees”) in all establishments

Statutory benefits, Private Security

1. Coverage of benefits Security guards and other private security personnel are entitled to not less than the following benefits depending on the working hours,

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No at-will employment

At-will employment is neither recognized nor permitted under Philippine Labor Law. What is at-will employment? At-Will employment is when an employer may terminate employment at

Explainer: Illegal dismissal

Summary ▪ Illegal dismissal is the termination of employment or separation from employment without complying with due process of law. ▪ Illegal dismissal may result

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Labor Standards

Maternity Leave

Maternity leave benefits are leave credits extended to covered female employees who may want to use them during their pregnancy and even after their delivery, so that they remain paid during such absence from work.

VAWC Leave

VAWC leave benefits are leave credits extended to covered female employees who have been the victim of violence under R.A. 9262, and who may want to use them whenever they take a leave from work, so that they remain paid during such absence from work.

Multiple Employment

Due to the pandemic, many are forced to look for other sources of income. These usually come in the form of having another job. The

Due Process

Compressed Workweek Report

Summary The employer shall notify DOLE of the adoption of any of the above flexible work arrangements. Applicable laws, regulations DOLE Labor Advisory No. 4,

13th Month Pay Report

Summary Every covered employer is required to make a report of the establishment’s compliance with the 13th Month Pay Law to the nearest Regional Office

Loss of trust and confidence

Summary ⦁ To be valid, the just cause of loss of trust and confidence should comply with prescribed standards. 1. Concept [T]he language of Article

Regulated Industries

Private Security

Contractor’s employees

Summary ⦁ The employees of a contractor or a subcontractor may be deployed personnel or administrative personnel. ⦁ The contractor’s or subcontractor’s employees enjoy the

Statutory benefits, Private Security

1. Coverage of benefits Security guards and other private security personnel are entitled to not less than the following benefits depending on the working hours,

DO-174 Contracting

DO-174 Semi-Annual Reports

Summary DO-174 contractors are required to submit twice a year a report to DOLE. Applicable laws, regulations DOLE Department Order No. 174, Series of 2017

Labor-only Contracting

Summary ▪ Labor-only contracting is prohibited. ▪ It refers to an arrangement that violates the laws and regulations on contracting and job contracting. ▪ All

Principal in Contracting

Summary ▪ Principal is the one who farms out or outsources a job or work in a contracting and subcontracting arrangement. ▪ The principal’s main

Control in Contracting

Summary ▪ Controlling an employee is one of the rights and powers of the employer. ▪ As the employer., the contractor or subcontractor controls the

Overseas Employment

Cases: OFWs dismissed from work

1. OFWS covered by security of tenure and due process a. Due process requirement 1) Sameer Overseas Placement Agency, Inc. v. Cabiles (2014) Sameer Overseas

Employer's Rights

Management Prerogative

Work Supervision

1. Summary ⦁ Work supervision is a management prerogative. ⦁ Employers are required to observe due diligence in the supervision of its employees. ⦁ Employers

FAQ: Management prerogative

What is management prerogative? Management prerogative is the bundle of rights inherent to the employer who gets to decide all aspects of employment, from pre-employment

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