Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage

Summary ▪ The law prescribes a minimum wage required to be observed by the employers. ▪ The minimum wage varies per region as it is set by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) ▪ Violations of minimum wage may result in double indemnity and/or criminal liability. ▪ The RTWPB may provide for exemptions,…

13th Month Pay Report

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 not later than January 15 of each year. Applicable laws, regulations DOLE Labor Advisory No. 18, Series of 2018 (DOLE LA 18-18) Compliance Report “Every covered employer is required to…

No Work, No Pay

No Work, No Pay

Summary ▪ The principle of no-work, no pay is the basic factor in determining employee wages. ▪ This is based on the age-old rule of “a fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work.” ▪ If the employee is ready, willing, and able to do work, but is prevented form working, he is paid. 1….