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Employment Contracts

Regular employment, probationary employment, project employment, etc.

HR Forms

Incident report, pay slip, 1st Written Notice (NTE), 2nd Written Notice (NOR/NOT), etc.

Company Policies

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Primer: 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

Primer: Kasambahay or Domestic Workers

1. Concepts “Domestic worker” or “Kasambahay” refers to any person engaged in domestic work within an employment relationship, whether on a live-in or live-out arrangement,

Labor Law Updates

Check out our primers for new Labor Laws, DOLE Regulations, Labor Jurisprudence, and more.

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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

Establishment Termination Report

Summary The Establishment Termination Report covers: flexible work arrangement / alternative work scheme; temporary closure; retrenchment / reduction of workforce; and permanent closure. Applicable laws,

VAWC Leave

VAWC leave benefits are leave credits extended to covered female employees who have been the victim of violence under R.A. 9262, and who may want to use them whenever they take a leave from work, so that they remain paid during such absence from work.

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Featured Articles

4-day workweek: How to implement

With the rising prices of gas and the still ongoing pandemic, there is clamor from many sectors for the adoption of a 4-day workweek –

Quitclaims, waivers, and releases

Quitclaims, waivers, releases (collectively referred herein as “quitclaims”) are legal documents signed by employees who absolve their employees from any and all liability

Consequences of illegal dismissal

Consequences of illegal dismissal 1. Concept The following are the possible consequences for illegal dismissal: 1) Full Backwages 2) Reinstatement (or separation pay in lieu

Key Topics

Labor Standards

FAQ: Premium pay

The following are the most frequently asked questions and their answers. What is a premium pay? A premium pay is an additional pay granted to

Service Incentive Leave

Service incentive leaves are leave credits extended to covered employees who may want to use them whenever they take a leave from work, so that they remain paid during such absence from work.

13th Month Pay

13th month pay is provided to covered rank-and-file employees who have rendered at least one (1) month of service.

Due Process

Willful disobedience

1. Concept Willful disobedience refers to insubordination. Insubordination refers to “the refusal to obey some order, which a superior is entitled to give and have

Cases: Willful Disobedience

1. Transfer of employees Transfer of employees is a management prerogative. Running a business is filled with difficulties and challenges, particularly when it comes to

DOLE Inspection Report

A DOLE Inspection Report is a notice of results issued by a DOLE inspector after conducting an inspection or audit over an establishment. The report is commonly known as “DOLE Findings.”

Pre- and Post-Employment

Labor Relations

Regulated Industies

Private Security

Statutory benefits, Private Security

1. Coverage of benefits Security guards and other private security personnel are entitled to not less than the following benefits depending on the working hours,

DO-174 Contracting

Control in Contracting

Summary ▪ Controlling an employee is one of the rights and powers of the employer. ▪ As the employer., the contractor or subcontractor controls the

Contractor or Subcontractor

Summary ▪ A contractor or a subcontractor is registered with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) as legitimate job contractors, who perform a job

Labor-only Contracting

Summary ▪ Labor-only contracting is prohibited. ▪ It refers to an arrangement that violates the laws and regulations on contracting and job contracting. ▪ All

Contractor’s employees

Summary ⦁ The employees of a contractor or a subcontractor may be deployed personnel or administrative personnel. ⦁ The contractor’s or subcontractor’s employees enjoy the

Overseas Employment

Cases: OFWs dismissed from work

1. OFWS covered by security of tenure and due process a. Due process requirement 1) Sameer Overseas Placement Agency, Inc. v. Cabiles (2014) Sameer Overseas