Retirement Age Retirement is one of the modes of termination of employment. By retirement, the employment is terminated when the employee has reached a certain age, or after he has completed a certain number of years of service. Under the Labor Code (Art. 287), an employee may be retired upon reaching the retirement age established […]

compulsory retirement, involuntary retirement, retirement age, retirement benefit, retirement pay, voluntary retirement

The Department of Labor and Employment issued a payment of wages advisory for this coming Barangay Election on October 28, 2013. The Labor Advisory was issued after the election day was declared by President Benigno S. Aquino III as a special non-working holiday throughout the country. You can download copy of the Advisory here.

DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz issued a labor advisory to guide private companies and establishments in the computation of employees’ wages for the coming holidays/special holidays this October and November: Regular Holidays October 26 (Eid’l Adha or the Muslims’ Feast of Sacrifice) November 30, 2012 (Bonifacio Day) Special (Non-working) Days November 1, 2012 (All Saints’ Day) […]

holiday, holiday pay, non-working day, premium pay, regular holiday, special day

An employer may terminate the services of an employee who has been found to be suffering from any disease and whose continued employment is prohibited by law or is prejudicial to his health as well as the health of his co-employees. (Art. 284, LC) Requisites for termination on the ground of disease. The employee suffers […]

authorized causes, separation pay, Termination of Employment

Separation pay may be computed based on the terms provided in the employment contract, company policy, or collective bargaining agreement. Company practice may likewise be used as basis for computation, if such practice has been established for years and has already ripened into a demandable right. In the absence of contract or agreement, or when […]

authorized causes, illegal dismissal, separation pay

Under the Republic Act 9710, otherwise known as “The Magna Carta of Women“, a woman employee shall be entitled to a special leave benefit of two (2) months with full pay based on her gross monthly compensation following surgery caused by gynecological disorders. As guidelines for the implementation of special leave benefits for women in […]

employee benefits, maternity leave, paid leave, service incentive leave, sick leave, women workers

The National Labor Relations Commission approved on 31 May 2011 “The 2011 NLRC Rules of Procedure”. The new rule supersedes the 6 year-old “2005 Revised Rules of Procedure of the National Labor Relations Commission.” The 2011 NLRC Rules of Procedure took effect on 7 August 2011, or 15 days after its publication in two (2) […]

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