Working Conditions

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 and undertakings whether for profit or not, but not to government employees, managerial employees, field personnel, members of the family of the employer who are dependent on him for support,…

Guide: Safe Spaces Act

Guide: Safe Spaces Act

Summary Gender-based sexual harassment in the workplace involve unwelcome sexual advances, requests or demand for sexual favors or any act of sexual nature. The offender may be employers or other persons of authority, influence or moral ascendancy in a workplace. Employers who do not take action may be held liable. 1. Gender-based sexual harassment in…

Telecommuting

Telecommuting

1. Concept As used in R.A. 11165, the term “telecommuting” refers to a work from an alternative workplace with the use of telecommunications and/or computer technologies. (Section 3, R.A. 11165, Telecommuting Act) Telecommuting – refers to a work arrangement that allows an employee in the private sector to work from an alternative workplace with the…

Broken-Time

Broken-Time

Summary ▪ Broken-time schedule refers to one where the work schedule is not continuous but the work-hours within the day or week remain. ▪ The employer shall notify DOLE of the adoption of such flexible work arrangement. 1. Concept Broken-time schedule – refers to one where the work schedule is not continuous but the work-hours…

Compressed Workweek

Compressed Workweek

Summary ▪ Compressed workweek refers to one where the normal workweek is reduced to less than six (6) days but the total number of work hours of 48 hours per week shall remain. ▪ A workday should not exceed 12 hours in a compressed workweek. ▪ The effectivity and implementation of any of the flexible…

Flexi-Holidays

Flexi-Holidays

Summary ▪ Flexi-holidays schedule refers to one where the employees agree to avail the holidays at some other days provided there is no diminution of existing benefits as a result of such arrangement. ▪ The employer shall notify DOLE of the adoption of such flexible work arrangement. 1. Concept Flexi-holidays schedule refers to one where…

Rotation of Workdays

Rotation of Workdays

Summary ▪ Rotation of Workdays refers to one where the normal workdays per week are reduced but should not last for more than six months. ▪ The employer shall notify DOLE of the adoption of such flexible work arrangement. 1. Concept Rotation of Workdays refers to one where the normal workdays per week are reduced…