Updated to reflect that deductions from pay made with the employee’s written authorisation may be made for payment to the employer, with effect from 31 August 2018.
Updated to include information on the requirement under the Mental Health Act for employers to have policies and programmes on mental health.
Updated to include information on exceptions from the prohibition on direct recruitment of Philippine nationals for employment outside the Philippines.
Updated to include a reference to the obligation to provide certain details of contractual terms in writing to Philippine nationals working abroad.
Updated to include information on employers' responsibilities in relation to employees who spend prolonged periods standing or sitting.
Information on legal service providers for Philippines employment law.
An employment law guide to industrial relations in the Philippines, including trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, unfair labour practices, informing and consulting employees, and industrial action and picketing.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in the Philippines, including exceptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, gender equality indicators, and remedies and penalties.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Philippines.