What We Need to Know About Separation Pay in the Philippines

An employee is entitled to a separation pay after he resigns from his job.  But why do some get more than others, even when both had the same number of years in service and are receiving almost the same monthly salaries? Here is a summary of how a resigning employee’s separation pay is determined byContinue reading “What We Need to Know About Separation Pay in the Philippines”

How Important is the 30-day Resignation Notice?

This is a question often heard from young employees.  I did a simple research just to find out how important it is to adhere (or not to adhere) to this requirement.  I was a bit surprised with what I uncovered. ========================================================================== Last week, I met up with a friend who works at a multi-national BPO. Continue reading “How Important is the 30-day Resignation Notice?”

DOLE’s 1349 Labor Hotline

Now, there are only four numbers you need to remember as a Pinoy employee: 1349.  That number connects you to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), anytime of the day or night, for any concerns you may have regarding your employment.  OFWs, on the other hand, may call 800-8888-1349 for toll-free access to theContinue reading “DOLE’s 1349 Labor Hotline”

The Real Deal On Contractualization or ENDO

Contractualization is the practice of hiring workers for a period of about five months before they are relieved of their job assignments, only to be replaced by another employee who is willing to go through the same process.  This manner of employment strips the worker of his right to security of tenure and other benefitsContinue reading “The Real Deal On Contractualization or ENDO”

Know Your Rights and Privileges as a Pinoy Contractual Employee

One of the most talked about subject during the election season was the proposal to abolish contractual employment in the Philippines.  According to the presidential candidates, the right of workers and employees to permanent employment must be honored by companies and business establishments.  This will help provide security not only to the employees themselves, butContinue reading “Know Your Rights and Privileges as a Pinoy Contractual Employee”