Art. 281. Probationary employment. Probationary employment shall not exceed six (6) months from the date the employee started working, unless it is covered by an apprenticeship agreement stipulating a longer period.
Suspension of Business Operations: Floating Status, Temporary Lay-Off
The employer is allowed to temporarily suspend work due to bona fide suspension of business operations or undertaking for a period not exceeding six (6) months. This is provided for the Labor Code, as follows:
Things to Think About Before Filing with NLRC
When an employee is terminated, they often go through the stage of disbelief, and automatically assume that the dismissal was illegal. While not all cases of dismissal are illegal, there is a chance, depending on the circumstances, that it could be.