October 8 The ripple effect. It is very familiar but I couldn’t recall at the back of my mind who pioneered on making deep thoughts about it. I am sure there are many writers and spirituality expert who have their own interpretations and comparisons to the real life of this wonderful phenomenon. For one, Tony […]
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 […]
What is AWOL? AWOL stands for “absence without leave”. Some people go on AWOL with their jobs with the intention of leaving their jobs for good. While some others just need a break and do not necessarily intend to leave their jobs forever. But is AWOL could be a cause for termination of an employee? […]
Update: As of November, 2018, the Minimum Wage in Metro Manila has increased for 25Php. This means the minimum wage earners must be given this increase starting November 22, 2018. Hence, the minimum wage now is 537 Pesos. How about those earning more than 537 Pesos in the past? Are they included in the 25-Peso […]
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 […]
The Philippines has different laws and guidelines when it comes to rights and benefits of workers. While the main law to anchor on is the Labor Code of the Philippines, it helps to read its Implementing Rules and Regulations and the Department of Labor and Employment issuances. Also add the SSS law, PhilHealth law, PAGIBIG […]
Do you know that under the Labor Code of the Philippines, an employee is entitled to a certificate of employment (COE)? That’s right. By analogy, resigned employees are entitled to COE. Section 10, Rule 14, Book 5 of the Labor Code states that a dismissed worker shall be entitled to receive, on request, a certificate from […]
Commuting from one point to another around Metro Manila could really be very time-consuming because of the traffic. It could even be frustrating when there’s no convenient transportation service provider and you have to wait alongside the road. The good news is, P2P buses are now available in Metro Manila. So far, the most convenient […]
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