Four-day Workweek

Four-day Workweek

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 – to which even the DOLE has reiterated the rule that such is a management prerogative. 1. Concept of a 4-day workweek A 4-day workweek is what it suggests – i.e….

Explainer: Illegal dismissal

Explainer: Illegal dismissal

Summary ▪ Illegal dismissal is the termination of employment or separation from employment without complying with due process of law. ▪ Illegal dismissal may result in reinstatement, full backwages, moral damages, exemplary damages, nominal damages, and attorney’s fees. 1. Concept Illegal dismissal is the termination of employment or separation from employment without complying with due…

Due Process

Due Process

1. Concept Due process is essentially the opportunity to be heard. The very essence of due process is reflected in the ancient and immortal words said in Greek Mythology: Strike, but hear me first! Before the employer may impose a penalty as a result of a disciplinary action, the employees should know what they are…

No at-will employment

No at-will employment

At-will employment is neither recognized nor permitted under Philippine Labor Law. What is at-will employment? At-Will employment is when an employer may terminate employment at any time and without need of any cause or ground. As the term suggests, the employment is at the will or desire of the employer. While certain countries allow at-will…