Library of PH Labor Law

F – Commission of a crime

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1. Summary

▪ To be valid, the just cause of commission of a crime against the person of his employer, any immediate member of his/her family, or his/her duly authorized representative, should comply with prescribed standards.

2. Standards for commission of a crime

The standards are:

1) There must be an act or omission punishable/prohibited by law; and,

2) The act or omission was committed by the employee against the person of his employer, any immediate member of his/her family, or his/her duly authorized representative. (Section 5.2[f], Rule I-A, DOLE D.O. 147-15)

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References

1987 Philippine Constitution

Presidential Decree No. 442, a.k.a. Labor Code of the Philippines

DOLE Department Order No. 147, Series of 2015

▪ Jurisprudence or Supreme Court Decisions

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