The employee was a radio broadcaster and production manager hired by the employer, a radio broadcasting company, for its radio station. Years later, the employer implemented a reformatting and restructuring of the programming of the radio station. This resulted in separating the employee and his co-workers via retirement. The employee signed a quitclaim in exchange for ₱311,922.00 as full settlement for all monetary claims, including retirement benefits. Five months after receiving his benefits, the employee filed for illegal dismissal with money claims.
Labor Law Case: Radio Mindanao Network, Inc. v. Amurao III, G.R. No. 167225, 22 October 2014