Nicolas and de Vega Law Article: What are the Rights of Work from Home (WFH) Employees?

What are the Rights of Work from Home (WFH) Employees?

Work from Home (WFH) employees are entitled to rights granted by the Labor Code and the Telecommuting Act of 2018. Republic Act No. 11165, otherwise known as the Telecommuting Act, recognizes telecommuting, or work from an alternative workplace with the use of telecommunications and/or computer technologies. A work from home arrangement can be properly considered as telecommuting. Under this law, WFH employees must be given fair treatment. Of course, rights come with responsibilities. Hence, the WFH employee must still abide by the policies of the company. The employer and the employee must adhere to and comply with the Telecommuting Program of the company which stipulates provisions on eligibility, code of conduct, use of equipment, work hours, data privacy, etc.

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Nicolas & de Vega Article Who Can File a Case for Adultery

Who Can File a Case for Adultery?

Only the offended husband can file a criminal case for adultery against his wife who had sexual intercourse with another man. Article 333 of the Revised Penal Code penalizes a married woman for having sexual intercourse with another man who is not her husband. That other man or paramour is also held liable if he knew the woman to be married and still had sexual intercourse with her

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Damages Awarded under Philippine Law

This article discusses the nature and kinds of damages awarded by courts in the Philippines, including the legal bases for their grant.

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The Basics of an Insurance Contract

This article disucsses the nature and basic implications of an insurance contract in the Philippines, including the applicable law and Supreme Court cases dealing with the subject.

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Suing for Unfair Competition in the Philippines

This article discusses about the crime of unfair competition in the Philippines, the elements of the crime, the penalty for its commission, and the acts that must be proven to be convicted of the offense. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on unfair competition in the Philippines.

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RA 10883: The New Anti-Carnapping Law of the Philippines

This article discusses Republic Act No. 10883, or otherwise known as the New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016 (RA 10883), a law which punishes carnapping in the Philippines, its penalties and the elements of the crime.

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Computer-related Identity Theft is a Serious Cyber Crime

This article discusses the cyber crime called Computer-related Identity Theft in the Philippines, its legal basis and the penalties for the cyber crime.

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When can a Corporation be Liable for Tort or Damages?

This article deals with corporate liability for tort, and addresses the question on whether a corporation can be held liable, as a juridical entity, for damages arising from negligence.

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Libel in the Cyberspace

Protecting Cyberspace from Cybercrimes In this modern age, with the emergence of mobile internet and wireless broadband subscriptions, almost all our conversations take place in the cyberspace. As of 2020, there are 1.69 billion Facebook users in the world and 330 million monthly active users and 145 million daily active users on Twitter. [1] We often […]

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On Video and Audio Recording using your Mobile Phone

With advancements in mobile technology, the average person can now record a documentary, or even an explosive exposé, merely using one’s mobile phone, with crystal clear picture and sound, that may even impress professionals. However, you must always be careful with who and what you record with your phone. Chances are, if you recorded a […]

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