Hepatitis B test as pre-employment requirement

1. What is a pre-employment requirement? A pre-employment requirement is one that is required to be done as part of the requirements prior to employment. It may be in the form of documentary submission, a medical examination, or an assessment or evaluation of an individual’s knowledge, skills, and competence. 2. Pre-employment requirement as a management […]

Drug test as pre-employment requirement

Making a job applicant take a drug test as a pre-employment requirement is an exercise of management prerogative. What’s the legal basis? It appears that there is confusion on the legal basis for drug test as a pre-employment requirement. While random drug testing for those who are already employees is clearly provided for in Republic […]

Fixed-Term Employment Contract

A fixed-term employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a fixed-term employee wherein the latter will perform work for a term or a certain period of time. 1. Summary ⦁ A fixed-term employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a fixed-term employee wherein the latter will perform work for […]

Seasonal Employment Contract

A seasonal employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a seasonal employee wherein the latter has been engaged to render work during a season 1. Summary ⦁ A seasonal employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a seasonal employee wherein the latter has been engaged to render work during […]

Project Employment Contract

A project employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a project employee wherein the latter’s employment has been fixed for a specific project or undertaking. 1. Summary ⦁ A project employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a project employee wherein the latter’s employment has been fixed for a […]

Casual Employment Contract

A casual employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a casual employee wherein the latter performs work that is incidental to the business. 1. Summary ⦁ A casual employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a casual employee wherein the latter performs work that is incidental to the business. […]

Probationary Employment Contract

A probationary employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a probationary employee wherein the latter will be required to undergo a probationary period to determine their fitness to qualify for regular employment. Summary ⦁ A probationary employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a probationary employee wherein the latter […]

Principles of Employment Contracts

1. Summary ▪ Employment is generally a consensual contract which means it can be created by mere consent. ▪ Principle of autonomy applies to employment contracts. ▪ Regular employment is the default status of an employee. ▪ Burden of proof is on the employer to prove that an employee is a non-regular. ▪ The law […]

Regular Employment Contract

A regular employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a regular employee wherein the latter has been engaged to perform activities which are usually necessary or desirable in the usual business or trade of the employer. Summary ▪ A regular employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a regular […]