“Ghosting coasting” employees: Why you have to due process immediately

1. Summary "Ghosting coasting" refers to newhires who stick around for the first few pay then disappears afterwards no longer reporting for work.These employees may be considered to have abandoned their employment.However, PH Labor Law considers them employed with their employers unless their employment is terminated.Due process is required to properly terminate their employment to … Continue reading “Ghosting coasting” employees: Why you have to due process immediately

Email as employment contract: Is it valid under PH Labor Law

1. Summary Employment contracts are consensual in nature.If all of the three essential requisites to a contract are present in an email, then an employment contract may be be formed. 2. Employment contracts are consensual under PH Labor Law Unknown to many, PH Labor Law classifies employment contracts as consensual, as opposed to formal or … Continue reading Email as employment contract: Is it valid under PH Labor Law

Vaccination: rights of the employers and employees

1. Summary Both employers and employees may have legitimate but opposing interests on vaccination. 2. Background What do we know so far about vaccination in relation to employment? 1. Employers are aiming to increase the number of vaccinated employees in their workforce and workplaces. 2. Employees have the right to refuse and under no obligation … Continue reading Vaccination: rights of the employers and employees

Split shifts: Is it valid under PH Labor Law?

Split shifts refer to a workshift that is divided usually into two shifts (e.g. 4 hours for 1st shift, 4 hours for 2nd shift) with a substantial gap in between shifts (meaning: more than the 60-minute meal break). In other countries, they have a specific law covering this arrangement and often provides for regulations on … Continue reading Split shifts: Is it valid under PH Labor Law?