Labor Law Codal Law Books by Rex Book Store. Labor Code of the Philippines: Presidential Decree No. , as Amended, Full- service law firm in the Philippines with worldwide affiliates. Visit CHAN ROBLES . Name of Decree. – This Decree shall be known as the “Labor Code of the Philippines”. ARTICLE 2. Date of effectivity. – This Code shall take effect six (6) months.

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De te rminatio n o f Land Value. The Secretariat shall have an Office of Manpower Planning and Development, a National Manpower Skills Labbor, regional manpower development centers, and such other offices as may be deemed necessary.

To organize and establish a nationwide job clearance and information system to inform applicants registering with a particular employment office of job opportunities in other parts of the country as well as job opportunities abroad. The Board shall be assisted by a Secretariat headed by an Executive Director. Notice of Injury or Death.

Natio nal Se ame n Bo ard. Such appeal shall be decided within fifteen 15 working days. As amended by Section 3, Republic Phiippines No. Exhaustio n o f Ad ministrative Re me d ie s. What constitutes an unreasonable refusal shall be determined by the System which may, on its own initiative, determine the necessity, character and sufficiency of any medical services furnished or to be furnished.

All amounts labod to the State Insurance Fund, which is hereby established in cove SSS and GSIS, respectively, shall be deposited with any authorized depository bank approved by the Commission, or invested with due and prudent regard for the liquidity needs of the System.

The Co mmissio n Atto rne ys shall b e me mb e rs o f the Philip pine Bar with at le ast o ne 1 ye ar e xpe rie nce o r e xpo sure in the fie ld o f lab o r-manag e me nt re latio ns. Qualifications of Health Personnel.

Appropriate rules in this connection shall be promulgated by the Secretary of Labor as the need arises. Provided further, That the aggregate money claims of each employee or househelper does not exceed Five thousand pesos P5, Where the completion or continuation of the work started before the eighth hour is necessary philippinnes prevent serious obstruction or prejudice to the business or operations of the employer. The physician e ng phllippines e d b y an e mplo ye r shall, in additio n to his dutie s unde r this Chapte r, de ve lo p and imple me nt a co mpre he nsive o ccupatio nal he alth pro g ram fo r the b e ne fit o f the e mplo ye e lhilippines o f his e mplo ye r.

Deposits for Loss or Damage. Professional fees shall only be appreciably higher than those prescribed under Republic Act Numbered sixty-one hundred eleven, as amended, otherwise known as the Philippine Medical Care Act of For this purpose, existing manpower training programs in the Government and in the private sector shall be reported to the Council which may regulate such programs to make them conform with national development programs.


Headquarters and Regional Branches. However, the employer shall respect the preference of employees as to their weekly rest day when such preference is based on religious grounds.

Labor Code of the Philippines

The regional offices of the Ministry of Labor shall have the original and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters or cases involving employer-employee relations including money claims, arising out of or by virtue of any law or contracts involving Filipino workers for overseas employment except seamen: No license or authority shall be used directly or indirectly by any person other than the one in whose favor it was issued or at any place other than that stated in the license or authority be transferred, conveyed or assigned to any other person or entity.

The e mplo ye r may ke e p such re co rds as he may de e m ne ce ssary to re fle ct the actual te rms and co nditio ns o f e mplo yme nt o f Sec. At the ir re q ue st, wo rke rs shall have the rig ht to unde rg o a he alth asse ssme nt witho ut charg e and to re ce ive advice o n ho w to re duce o r avo id he alth pro b le ms asso ciate d with the ir wo rk: So lid ary Liab ility.

If any o f the he irs is a mino r, the affidavit shall b e e xe cute d o n his b e half b y his natural g uardian o r ne xt-o f-kin. Administration of training programs. The employer may keep such records as he may deem necessary to reflect the actual terms and conditions of employment of his househelper, which the latter shall authenticate by signature or thumbmark upon request of the employer.

Inco me b e ne fits shall, with re spe ct to any pe rio d o f disab ility, b e payab le in acco rdance with this Title to an e mplo ye e who is e ntitle d to re ce ive wag e s, salarie s o r allo wance s fo r ho lidays, vacatio n o r sick le ave s and any o the r award o f b e ne fit unde r a co lle ctive b arg aining o r o the r ag re e me nt.

No employer, in his own behalf or in behalf of any person, shall make any deduction from the wages of his employees except:.

Codals, et al. – P.D. Labor Code of the Philippines

The share of the employees shall be equally distributed among them. However, an individual employee or group of employees shall have the right at any time to present grievances to their employer. In case of permanent partial disability less than the total loss of the member specified in labr preceding paragraph, the same monthly income benefit shall be paid for a portion of the period established for the total loss of the member in accordance with the proportion that the partial loss bears to the total loss.

An appre ntice ship ag re e me nt with a mino r shall b e sig ne d in his b e half b y his pare nt o r g uardian o r, if the codee r is no t availab leb y an autho rize d re pre se ntative o f the De partme nt o f Lab o r, and the cidal shall b e b inding d uring its life time.


See also Section 6 n of R. Any e mplo ye r de siring to e mplo y le arne rs shall e nte r into a le arne rship ag re e me nt with the m, which ag re e me nt shall include: Apprenticeship an em ployer on an approved apprenticeable occupation; Apprentice ticeship agreem ent; Apprenticeship Agreement g for a recognized apprenticeable occupation em phasizing the rights, duties and responsibilities of each party; Apprenticeable Occupation 60 For Art.

In no caseho we ve r, shall the pro visio n o f this Article re sult in the diminutio n o f the e xisting salarie s, allo wance s and b e ne fits o f the afo re me ntio ne d o fficials. The Labor Code contains several provisions which are beneficial to labor. Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies.

Appeal on Certification Election Orders. Provided, furtherThat the following requirem ents in all instances are strictly com plied with: The provisions of phi,ippines Title shall apply to employees in all establishments and undertakings whether for profit or not, cpdal not to government employees, managerial employees, field personnel, members of the family of the employer who are dependent on him for support, domestic helpers, persons in the personal service of another, and workers who are paid by results as determined by the Secretary of Labor in appropriate regulations.

The e mplo ye r may re q uire fro m any wo man e mplo ye e applying fo r mate rnity ckdal ave the philippinez ductio n o f a me dical ce rtificate stating that de live ry will pro b ab ly take place within two we e ks. Any employee required to render overtime work under this Article shall be paid the additional compensation required in this Chapter. The Dire cto r-Ge ne ral shall appo int such pe rso nne l ne ce ssary to carry o ut the o b je ctive s, po licie s and functio ns o f the Co uncil sub je ct to Philippihes Se rvice rule s.

In such cases, the person or intermediary lsbor be considered merely as an agent of the employer who shall be responsible to the workers in the same manner and extent as if the latter were pyilippines employed by him.

To promote the overseas employment of Filipino workers through a comprehensive market promotion and development program. Subject to Articleif the applicant for registration is a federation or a national union, it rhe, in addition to the requirements of the preceding Articles, submit dode following:.

The 75 This was originally substituted as Art.