Updated to include additional information on requirements for contracts of employment in the Philippines.
Updated to include information on government advice published in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Updated to include information on when the prohibition on discrimination against workers with a mental health condition does not apply.
Updated to reflect that DOLE Department Order 208-20, which introduces obligations for private-sector employers to implement mental health workplace policies, is in force.
An employment law guide to pay and benefits in the Philippines, including payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work and 13th-month pay.
Updated to reflect a new requirement for employers to release an employee's final pay within 30 days, and the rules on dismissal for authorised causes in relation to a worker’s mental health condition.
Updated to reflect the fact that discrimination in recruitment and selection on the ground of a job applicant’s mental health condition is prohibited.
Updated to include information on the Department of Labor and Employment's proposed new Bill to strengthen workers' rights to security of tenure.
Updated to include information about the Philippine Labor Force Competencies Competitiveness Programme.
Information on legal service providers for Philippines employment law.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Philippines.