A brief summary of significant developments that will impact on employment law in the Philippines
Updated to include further information on maternity and pregnancy rights, to reflect that the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the 105-day Expanded Maternity Leave Law are in force.
Updated to reflect that contributions to the National Health Insurance Programme are shared equally by the employer and the national government in relation to employees with a disability.
Updated to include information about the Philippine Labor Force Competencies Competitiveness Programme.
Updated to include a reference to the obligation to provide certain information in writing to telecommuting employees.
Updated to take into account increases in the penalties for discrimination on the basis of an individual's HIV status.
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 include information on exceptions from the prohibition on direct recruitment of Philippine nationals for employment outside the Philippines.
Information on legal service providers for Philippines employment law.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Philippines.