Gloria and Joy were hired respectively as sales clerk and header by the employer, a shop. Sometime thereafter, they were allegedly dismissed from service for no reason and made to sign quitclaims in exchange for separation pay – Php15,000.00 to Gloria and Php4,000.000 to Joy. Thereafter, they filed for illegal dismissal. In response, the employer claimed they resigned and showed resignation letters containing quitclaims in the body.
Labor Law Case: Carolina’s Lace Shoppe v. Maquilan, G.R. No. 219419, 10 April 2019