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 […]
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.
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 […]
The principle of non-diminution of benefits states that: “any benefit and supplement being enjoyed by employees cannot be reduced, diminished, discontinued or eliminated by the employer.”
This principle is founded on the Constitutional mandate to “protect the rights of workers and promote their welfare,” and “to afford labor full protection.” Said mandate in turn is the basis of Article 4 of the Labor Code which states that “all doubts in the implementation and interpretation of this Code, including its implementing rules and regulations shall be rendered in favor of labor.”