The Chapter on the Philippines was authored by lawyers from ACCRALAW’s Labor and Employment Department, namely Managing Partner and Senior Partner Emerico O. De Guzman, Partners Clarence C. Valdecantos and Neptali B. Salvanera, Senior Associate Franchesca C. Gesmundo, and Associates Gilyen Marie L. Li, and Angelo J. Logronio. The Chapter discusses the fundamental updates on labor and employment laws in the country which include, the rules on flexible work arrangements, duties and liabilities of employers, employment disputes, and other terms and conditions of employment.
There were also updates on special issues in Philippine employment law, including temporary lay-offs, the employees’ right to refuse unsafe work, and other mandatory workplace policies.
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