Updated to include information on Republic Act no. 11058, which provides for certain health and safety rights and introduces penalties for wilful failure or refusal to comply with occupational safety and health standards.
Updated to reflect the right set out in Republic Act no. 11058 to refuse to work without threat or reprisal where the DOLE has determined that an imminent danger exists in the workplace.
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.
Information on legal service providers for Philippines employment law.
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 equal opportunities in the Philippines, including exceptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, gender equality indicators, and remedies and penalties.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Philippines.