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Can an Employee be Dismissed due to Pregnancy Out of Wedlock?

This article answers the question “can an employee be dismissed due to pregnancy out of wedlock?” by providing three (3) cases decided by the Philippine Supreme Court.

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Employers Beware: Age does not matter, unless you’re getting cheese

In the Philippines, it is now illegal to hire employees based on age. Long gone are the days when you will see an advertisement: “Wanted Secretary, 18-34 years old” or “Wanted driver, between 25-40 years old”. The practice of employers selecting employees because of age, or placing an age limitation as a qualification for employment, […]

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When is an Employee Entitled to Separation Pay?

Separation pay has been defined as the amount that an employee receives at the time of his severance and is designed to provide the employee with the wherewithal during the period he is looking for another employment. However, this broad definition must not be taken at face value. There are only limited instances wherein separation […]

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