ACCRALAW contributed the Philippine chapter of Chambers Global Practice Guide on Employment Law. Emerico O. De Guzman, Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos, Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid, and Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li wrote the chapter.

They discussed the important changes in Philippine labor laws in the past year. They also discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the salient points covered are the rules on employer liability for COVID-19 testing, medical expenses, and cost of COVID-19 prevention and control measures and the adoption of flexible work arrangements.

Mr. De Guzman is the Firm’s Managing Partner who previously led the Labor and Employment Department. Mr. Valdecantos, a Partner, currently heads the Department. Ms. Leong-Pambid is also a Partner and Ms. Li is a Senior Associate.

ACCRALAW’s Labor and Employment Department has been consistently ranked among the top law firms in the Philippines and in the region.

This chapter is available by accessing it here:
https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/employment-2021/philippines