Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Most frequent questions and answers

No, we are not connected with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). We are also not connected with any Government offices, agencies, or instrumentalities.

Our Website/Service is private and proprietary.

No, we are not connected with any of the Government offices or agencies that resolve labor and employment disputes, such as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB), and so on.

If you have to file an action or complaint, please check with the nearest DOLE Office to you.

No, we do not provide any legal advice or opinion, in any shape or form, in all of our Content, regardless of where they may be, i.e., in our Website or third-party platforms such as YouTube.

The following relevant parts of our Disclaimer our reproduced herein:

1) Legal Disclaimer

All information is for educational purposes and general information only. These should not be taken as professional legal advice or opinion. No lawyer-client relationship is intended. Please consult a competent lawyer to address your specific concerns. The statements or opinions of the author are of his own and do not reflect that of any organization he may be connected.

a. Educational purposes and general information only

The Content in our Service is designed to educate and provide general information.

It is our Mission to contribute and help in the drive to make legal education free and easily accessible.

Thus, feel free to help us on our mission:

1) To create an easy-to-access trusted legal resources and information on Philippine laws;

2) To develop online learning courses and lessons; and

3) To build a community of like-minded individuals who share in our Vision and Mission.

b. No legal advice is given

No professional nor legal advice advice/opinion is given in any of our Content.

The Content is intended to be a resource or reference materials for learning about Philippine laws. They are neither intended nor considered to be professional nor legal advice, particularly for questions that may be answered. The answering of questions is for the purpose of education, illustration, or for general additional information.

If you have legal questions (a) which may require attention to protect your rights and interests, as well as protect you from lawsuits or liabilities, or (b) which may affect your rights or obligations, it is strongly recommended that you consult competent lawyers. Before giving you appropriate legal advice which may be unique to your circumstances, competent lawyers are trained to first ask you a series of questions, review all available pieces of evidence such as documentary or object evidence, and carefully analyze your case or situation. These are obviously neither observed, available, nor contemplated in making our Content.

c. No lawyer-client relationship is intended

Similarly, in the process of asking submitted questions, there is no lawyer-client relationship that is being created nor intended to be created. For avoidance of doubt clarity, no lawyer-client relationship is contemplated in answering questions. The intent and purpose of answering questions is for educational purposes and general information only. The questions provide for a good opportunity to further elaborate on certain topics or be a springboard for discussions, particularly on whether a law may or may not apply in a given hypothetical circumstances or situation.

For more information, please see the full text here: DISCLAIMER.

It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources into creating our content, from researching, writing, editing, designing, video editing, website development, and so on. What you are thus seeing or consuming is the output of several individuals who contributed various their knowledge, skills, and talent into making this happen. We owe them the respect and gratitude for their hard work and dedication. And, it starts with acknowledging and upholding their intellectual property rights.

As we repeatedly remind our members, fair warning to all bad actors intending to pirate or violate our intellectual property.

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