Productivity standards

Productivity standards

An employer is entitled to impose productivity standards for its employees, and the latter’s non-compliance therewith can lead to his termination from work. 1. Concept An employer is entitled to impose productivity standards for its employees, and the latter’s non-compliance therewith can lead to his termination from work. (Puncia v. Toyota Shaw/Pasig, Inc., G.R. No….

Mental Health Workplace Policy

Mental Health Workplace Policy

1. Preliminary DOLE Department Order No. 53, Series of 2003 (“DO-53”) provides for the Drug-Free Workplace Policies and Programs Guidelines for the Implementation of a Drug-Free Workplace Polices and Programs for the Private Sector (the “Guidelines”) DOLE Department Order No. 208, Series of 2020 (“DO-208”)provides for the Guidelines for the Implementation of Mental Health Workplace…

FAQ: Management prerogative

FAQ: Management prerogative

Answers to frequently asked questions on management prerogative in the Philippines. 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 to post-employment, unless limited or regulated by labor law. What are examples of management prerogative? The exercise of management…

Retraction letter

Retraction letter

Summary ▪ A retraction letter is a formal written notice from the employer informing a job candidate of the withdrawal of the employment offer. 1. Concept A retraction letter is a formal written notice from the employer informing a job candidate who have been signed for employment that the latter is being withdrawn. a. Validity…

Mandatory Workplace Policies and Programs

Mandatory Workplace Policies and Programs

Summary ▪ Mandatory workplace policies and programs refers to policies and programs legally required by law or regulation to be developed and implemented in the workplace. ▪ In contrast to mandatory workplace policies and programs, company-initiated policies and programs are those developed and implemented by the employer as an exercise of its management prerogative. 1….