Effects of the Absence of a Written Contract

Under the law, there is no requirement to provide a written contract of employment for workers, and employing someone without a contract usually just means that the basic rules of the Labor Code are applied, with no additional benefits except for those that are given by the company as common-practice allowances.

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The Consequences of Failing to Submit the Establishment Report Form when Floating Employees.

            The past year has been particularly hard for both worker and employee alike, and no more so that when an employee has been placed on “floating” status, because the company cannot afford to remain open or has to reduce their staff for a period.             It has long been permitted for any business to …

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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.