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 & […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do you know that under the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law (Section 11, RA 11210) female workers who are non-members of the SSS are entitled to maternity benefits. However, they shall be governed by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Circular No. 022-2014 or the “Social Health Insurance Coverage and Benefits for Women About to […]
Effectivity: January 1, 1998 Intellectual Property It refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, images and designs used in commerce. It means the legal rights which result from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary and artistic fields (World Intellectual Property Organization Intellectual Property Handbook, 2004). Note: There are […]
It has been officially declared that the 2019 Bar Exams Chairman is Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe. So, we have compiled in this post, some things you might want to know about her. Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe finished her pre-law course Magna Cum Laude – Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Banking and Finance at St. Paul […]
December is around the corner. It’s the time of the year again. Are you entitled to 13th month pay? Let’s discuss below. First off, it is mandatory. 13th-month pay is mandatory in the Philippines. Some thought of it as a “bonus”. Technically, it is not a bonus but a requirement of law. In fact, there […]
We all have different levels of “frustration” directed to ourselves or others. I am not sure about you but for me, the hardest kind of frustration to overcome is when I am frustrated about something and I realized I am frustrated with what I did, I can’t easily forgive myself about it so I end […]
Hi! My name is Stela, creator of this website. This website came to life out of necessity to share (a lot of things).
About me. I love project management and discovering ways to make life better. I can't stand a day without writing (any thing from poem to novels, etc). It's a little bit of a cliche but my ultimate goal is to help my family and others have a better life. I am happy whenever I am able to help. I studied political science and law but I also love digital marketing. Oh, I love exploring the art of photography and art itself...
- DOLE CAMP: What is it for, who can avail and how to avail?
- Am I allowed to absent from work because of a calamity?
- What You Need To Know About Apprenticeship in the Philippines
- Some important points of the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law (R.A. 11210)
- Intellectual Property Code (R.A. No. 8293) – Helpful Notes