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Three Basic Labor Law Principles in an Illegal Dismissal Case

A constructive discharge is “quitting because continued employment is rendered impossible, unreasonable or unlikely, as, an offer involving a demotion in rank and a diminution in pay.” 464 more words


Merchandising Representatives as Fixed-Term Employees

A month ago the Philippine Supreme Court promulgated a very interesting decision that has to do with trade merchandising representatives as fixed term and/or project employees. 807 more words


CAPITOL MEDICAL CENTER vs. MERIS (470 SCRA 125, September 16, 2005)


  1. Capitol Medical Center hired Dr. Meris in 1974 as Chief of its Industrial Service Unit (ISU).
  2. In 1992, however, or after about 18 years of service, Dr.
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Money claims in cases of unjust termination of employment contracts

Section 10 of Republic Act No. 8042 (Migrant Workers Act) provides for money claims in cases of unjust termination of employment contracts:

In case of termination of overseas employment without just, valid or authorized cause as defined by law or contract, the workers shall be entitled to the full reimbursement of his placement fee with interest of twelve percent (12%) per annum, plus his salaries for the unexpired portion of his employment contract or for three (3) months for every year of the unexpired term, whichever is less. 245 more words

Labor Law

Telex is not equivalent to tender of resignation.

Article 285 of the Labor Code recognizes termination by the employee of the employment contract by “serving written notice on the employer at least one (1) month in advance.” Given that provision, the law contemplates the requirement of a written notice of resignation. 335 more words

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The Power of Love: The Chua-Qua Case

“The heart has reasons of its own which reason does not know.”

She was 30. He was 14 years younger than her. She was a teacher; he, a student under her. 732 more words


Extramarital Affairs In The Workplace, A Ground For Termination?

To fall in love with your officemate or co-worker is something beyond question of your employer, your superior, or even your colleagues as it is none of their business. 1,922 more words