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.”

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  • Basis
  • Terminology
  • Overtime Pay
  • Overtime Work
  • Work day
  • Overtime Pay Rates
  • Computation of Overtime Pay
  • On ordinary day
  • On rest day and special day
  • On rest day which falls on a special day
  • On a regular holiday
  • On a rest day which falls on a regular holiday
  • Work need not be Continuous
  • Undertime cannot be Offset by Overtime
  • Emergency Overtime Work
  • Managerial Employees not Entitled to Overtime Pay

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  • Premium Pays Concept
  • “No Work, No Pay” Rule
  • Premium Pay For Rest Days
  • Computation
  • Premium pay for Special Days
  • Computation
  • Premium Pay For Special Day falling on Rest Day.
  • Computation
  • Premium Pay and Overtime Pay Comparison
  • Premium Pay and Holiday Pay Comparison
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  • Historical Backdrop
  • Employees Covered by 13th Month Pay Law
  • Rank and File Employees Meaning
  • Amount of 13th Month Pay
  • Time of Payment of 13th Month Pay
  • Employees excluded from coverage of 13th month pay law
  • 13th Month Pay of Certain Types of Employees
  • Employees paid on Commission Basis
  • 13th Month Pay of Employees with Multiple Employers
  • 13th Month Pay of Private School Teachers
  • Payment of 13th Month Pay to Resigned or Separated Employees
  • Cases
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Normal Hours of Work The normal hours of work under the Labor Code is 8 hours in one work day. Work day is understood to mean one 24-hour cycle which starts from the time the employee is engaged to work and ends on the same time the following day. For example, if the employee is […]

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