Most often they were interchangeably used so I decided to differentiate them visually, easier for me to discern the difference. This is for my own personal guidance as enunciated in a Supreme Court Ruling cited below. To complete the comparison, it’s better to include the rules recently provided by the Department of Labor and Employment.… Read More Retrenchment or Redundancy?
Abandonment For abandonment to exist, it is essential (a) that the employee must have failed to report for work or must have been absent without valid or justifiable reason; and (b) that there must have been a clear intention to sever the employer-employee relationship manifested by some overt acts. The employer has the burden of… Read More 2011 Supreme Court Decision (Labor )
Based on the following Supreme Court Decision probationary employment can be extended…… Read More Philippines: Can an employer extend beyond six (6) months the probationary period of an employee?
EMPLOYMENT RATE IS ESTIMATED AT 93.6 PERCENT IN OCTOBER 2011 Results from the October 2011 Labor Force Survey (LFS) EMPLOYMENT RATE IS ESTIMATED AT 93.6 PERCENT IN OCTOBER 2011 Results from the October 2011 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Philippines October 2011 1/ October 2010 Population 15 years and over (in ‘000) 62,165 61,169 Labor… Read More EMPLOYMENT RATE – OCTOBER 2011
Table of Contents Abandonment 4 Absenteeism 5 Attorney’s Fees 5 Appeal 5 Perfection of Appeal 6 Rule on Technicality 7 Appearance of a Non-Lawyer 7 Bond 8 Burden of Proof 8 Business Judgment Rule 10 Collective Bargaining Agreement 10 Certificate of Non-Forum Shopping 11 Certification Election 11 Compensability of a Non-occupational Disease 12 Construction Industry… Read More 2010 LABOR CASE DIGEST
Under art. 3 (18) of the Constitution, no involuntary servitude in any form shall exist except as punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted. In view of the prohibition on involuntary servitude, an employee is given the right to resign under art. 285 of the LC. The provision recognizes two… Read More Resignation (Philippines)
Contracts of employment are imbued with public interest. There are four tests to ascertain the existence of an employer-employee relationship: Manner of selection and engagement; Payment of wages; Presence or absence of the power of dismissal; and Presence or absence of the power of control. Of the four tests, the last one – control by… Read More Contracts of Employment