Radiobroadcaster challenges quitclaim after receiving payment

Radiobroadcaster challenges quitclaim after receiving payment

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…

College dean loses benefits and privileges after transfer
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College dean loses benefits and privileges after transfer

The employee – a College Dean – initiated a constructive dismissal case after she refused to be transferred from her position as Dean of the College of Physical Therapy (which was closed due to low enrollment) to having a teaching load in the College of Nursing. The employer arrived at this management decision considering that…

Medical representative tricked into resigning and signing a quitclaim

Medical representative tricked into resigning and signing a quitclaim

The employee was hired as a medical representative and then became a product manager of the employer, a pharmaceutical company. Sometime thereafter, the employer announced a merger with another company and thus “the employees were advised to keep their options open and to look for other jobs.” Being a family man, the employee looked for…

Security guard signs a pro-forma resignation letter with quitclaim

Security guard signs a pro-forma resignation letter with quitclaim

The employee was hired as a security guard by the employer, a security service provider. After inquiring from the employer’s client whether their backwages were already paid to the employer, he was allegedly relieved from his post and never given another assignment. In exchange for paying his money claims, he was allegedly instructed to copy…

Seafarers question quitclaims after receiving payment

Seafarers question quitclaims after receiving payment

The employees were hired as seafarers/fishermen by the employers, a group of foreign fishing companies operating at the coastal and offshore area of Cape Verde Islands. Sometime thereafter, fishing operations ceased resulting in the separation of the employees who signed quitclaims in exchange for full settlement amounts, which were higher than those provided under Philippine…