Willful disobedience

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 obeyed. It is a willful or intentional disregard of the lawful and reasonable instructions of the employer.” (Section 4 [l], Rule I-A, DOLE D.O. No. 2015-147) If an employee disobeys…

Cases: Willful Disobedience

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 managing human resource. As such, the employer is given a wide latitude to regulate all aspects of employment via the management prerogative – to ensure the success of the company…