Senator Imee Marcos Urges DOLE To Act Against Illegal Activities Of BPO Call Centers

For a long time, BPO Call Centers in the Philippines have had a bad name when it comes to conforming to the laws of the Philippine Labor Code. Millions of workers have been badly treated by the call center industry’s main players over the last two to three decades, but the treatment of call center employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has become worse than ever before.For a long time, BPO Call Centers in the Philippines have had a bad name when it comes to conforming to the laws of the Philippine Labor Code. Millions of workers have been badly treated by the call center industry’s main players over the last two to three decades, but the treatment of call center employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has become worse than ever before.

Can You Legally Terminate a Pregnant Woman?

The question today is whether a pregnant woman can be terminated. I recently saw this question asked, in the context of “would an employer be able to legally terminate a pregnant employee due for delivery within 6-8 weeks for a Just or Authorized Cause.” This actually pre-supposes that the pregnant woman in question is still working, and has not started her Maternity Leave yet.

Temporary Suspension and Lay-off Period Not Changed by DO 174

Recently, I have witnessed a lot of articles and information given as advice that states that the Period of Temporary Suspension under the Labor Code of the Philippines has changed to be just three (3) months. This is wholly incorrect, and anyone advising the public and clients of this is giving bad advice. I can …

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