Employee Ranks

Employee Ranks

Concepts Employee rank – refers to a employee’s hierarchical position in an organization. 1. Employe Ranks Under Labor Law, there are three employee ranks: 1) Managerial employees; 2) Managerial staff; 3) Supervisory employees; and 4) Rank-and-File employees. a. Managerial employees “Managerial employee” is one who is vested with the powers or prerogatives to lay down…

Pre-Employment Requirements

Pre-Employment Requirements

1. Concept Pre-employment requirements – refer to those a prospective employer requires from a job applicant prior to being hired or engaged to work. 2. Pre-employment requirements Labor law does not prescribe any specific pre-employment requirements that employers should ask from job applicants. Thus, employers may exercise their management prerogative in choosing which to require…

Solo Parent Employees

Solo Parent Employees

1. Concept Solo parents – refers to ‘any individual who falls under any of the following categories: (a) A parent who provides sole parental care and support of the child or children due to – (1) Birth as a consequence of rape, even without final conviction: Provided, That the mother has the sole parental care…

Universal Robina Sugar Milling v. Acibo (2019)

Universal Robina Sugar Milling v. Acibo (2019)

Universal Robina Sugar Milling Corporation v. Acibo, G.R. No. 186439, 15 January 2019, Brion, J.: 1. Background • The [Company] maintain[s] that [the Complainants] are contractual or project/seasonal workers and not regular employees of [the Company]. They thus argue that the [Court of Appeals] erred in applying the legal parameters and guidelines for regular employment…

Dumpit-Murillo v. CA, Associated Broadcasting Company (2007)

Dumpit-Murillo v. CA, Associated Broadcasting Company (2007)

Dumpit-Murillo v. CA, Associated Broadcasting Company, G.R. No. 164652, June 8, 2007, Quisumbing, J.: 1. Background • On October 2, 1995, under Talent Contract No. NT95-1805, [the Company – engaged in broadcasting] hired [the Complainant] as a newscaster and co-anchor for Balitang-Balita, an early evening news program. The contract was for a period of three…