▪ To be valid, the just cause of analogous causes should comply with prescribed standards.
“Analogous causes” – refer to similar serious and grave violations/offenses similar in character and gravity as the other just causes, namely: serious misconduct, willful disobedience, gross and habitual neglect of duty, fraud, willful breach of trust, commission of a crime.
Examples of analogous causes may be found in Supreme Court Decisions or Jurisprudence, such as insubordination, loss of trust and confidence, attitude problem, excessive tardiness or absences, discourteous/impolite remarks against a superior, to name a few.
2. Standards for analogous causes
1) There must be act or omission similar to those specified just causes;
2) The act or omission must be voluntary and/or willful on the part of the employees; and,
3) No act or omission shall be considered as analogous cause unless expressly specified in the company rules and regulations or policies. (Section 5.2[g], Rule I-A, DOLE D.O. 147-15)
a. Act or omission
1st requisite: There must be act or omission similar to those specified just causes.
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