Updated to reflect the higher re-employment age, effective from 1 July 2017.
Updated to include additional information on maternity and pregnancy rights.
Updated to include information on the statutory protection for whistleblowers.
Updated to reflect changes to the procedure for informing and consulting employees' representatives where collective redundancies are contemplated.
An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in the Philippines, including discrimination, advertising vacancies, job offers, recruiting foreign nationals and young people and children, and formalities.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in the Philippines, including notice periods, dismissal for a just cause, dismissal for an authorised cause, prohibited grounds for dismissal, constructive dismissal, retirement, resignation, termination payments and contesting dismissals.
An employment law guide to training and development in the Philippines, including apprenticeships and learnerships.
Useful online resources on employment law in the Philippines.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in the Philippines, including probationary periods, types of contract, written contracts of employment, variation of contract, and confidentiality and non-competition clauses.
An employment law guide to employee rights in the Philippines, including hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, paternity and parental leave, part-time and fixed-term workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency, disciplinary procedures and measures, data protection and employee privacy, and internal rules and procedures.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to international employment issues.