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DOLE CAMP: What is it for, who can avail and how to avail?

March 21, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions if not billions of people worldwide, Philippines included. Since Metro Manila has been in lockdown beginning March 15, 2020 and the Enhanced Community Quarantine firmly emphasized the people to stay at home, the Government tries to mitigate the effects of the current situation by providing some social & […]

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Am I allowed to absent from work because of a calamity?

January 14, 2020
Are you allowed to absent from work because of a calamity

Amidst the Taal volcano eruption, the government had to suspend the classes and government work on January 13, 2020. The government “highly encouraged” the private sector to do the same and suspend work for their employees. While some companies complied, some others didn’t. “BPO companies and all other businesses running around and nearby the vicinity […]

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What You Need To Know About Apprenticeship in the Philippines

October 5, 2019

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines an apprentice as: “…one bound by indenture to serve another for a prescribed period with a view to learning an art or trade” or “one who is learning by practical experience under skilled workers a trade, art, or calling”. In the Philippine setting, “appreticeship”, is defined as a “practical training on the […]

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How to Stop a Strike or a Lock-Out

September 14, 2018

How do you stop a strike or lockout the legal way? Other than doing an open discussion to address the employees or the management’s concerns, here are the possible remedies in stopping a strike of employees and employers’ lockout: Improved offer / Strike: Conduct a referendum through secret balloting on improved offer of the company […]

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Minimum Wage Rules From the Handbook on Workers’ Statutory Monetary Benefits 2017

May 26, 2018

Below is the Handbook on Workers’ Statutory Monetary Benefits As released by the Department of Labor and Employment, Bureau of Working Conditions, Intramuros Manila (2017). Their address is at 3rd Floor, DOLE Bldg., Intramuros, Manila. Phone number: 5273000 locals 303, 308 Subsidized Meals and Snacks The employer may provide subsidized meals and snacks to his […]

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