REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972 Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO SOLO PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines Congress assembled: Section 1. Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000.” Section 2. Declaration of Policy. – ItContinue reading “REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972 Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000”

Termination

ARTICLE V POST EMPLOYMENT Section 32. Termination of Service. – Neither the domestic worker nor the employer may terminate the contract before the expiration of the term except for grounds provided for in Sections 33 and 34 of this Act. If the domestic worker is unjustly dismissed, the domestic worker shall be paid the compensation already earnedContinue reading “Termination”

Rights and Responsibilities

ARTICLE II RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES Section 5. Standard of Treatment. – The employer or any member of the household shall not subject a domestic worker or “kasambahay” to any kind of abuse nor inflict any form of physical violence or harassment or any act tending to degrade the dignity of a domestic worker. Section 6. Board, Lodging andContinue reading “Rights and Responsibilities”

EMPLOYMENT – TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ARTICLE IV EMPLOYMENT – TERMS AND CONDITIONS Section 19. Health and Safety. – The employer shall safeguard the health and safety of the domestic worker in accordance with laws, rules and regulations, with due consideration of the peculiar nature of domestic work. Section 20. Daily Rest Period. – The domestic worker shall be entitled to an aggregate daily restContinue reading “EMPLOYMENT – TERMS AND CONDITIONS”

People vs. Lalli, et al GR 195419, Oct. 12, 2011

Facts: June 3, 2005, while the victim is on her way to the house of her grandfather, she met the accused and was asked if she is interested to work in Malaysia. Next day, Victim received a text message from Ronnie Aringoy inviting her to go to the latter’s house. Ronnie brought Victim to theContinue reading “People vs. Lalli, et al GR 195419, Oct. 12, 2011”

Ace Navigation vs. Fernandez GR 197309, Oct. 10, 2012

Fact: On October 9, 2008, seaman Respondent filed with the NLRC a complaint for disability benefits, with prayer for moral and exemplary damages, plus attorney’s fees, against petitioners. The petitioners moved to dismiss the complaint, contending that the labor arbiter had no jurisdiction over the dispute. They argued that exclusive original jurisdiction is with theContinue reading “Ace Navigation vs. Fernandez GR 197309, Oct. 10, 2012”

People vs Hashim et al GR 194255, Jun. 13, 2012

Fact: Accused-appellant approached AAA, who was then doing her job as a waitress encourage AAA to work in Malaysia, as accused-appellant knew certain persons who would soon be leaving for that country. private complainant BBB was at her house when accused-appellant paid her a visit and invited her to work as a saleslady in Brunei. AfterContinue reading “People vs Hashim et al GR 194255, Jun. 13, 2012”

Sto. Tomas vs Salac GR 152642, Nov. 13, 2012

Fact: On June 7, 1995 Congress enacted Republic Act (R.A.) 8042 or the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 that, for among other purposes, sets the Government’s policies on overseas employment and establishes a higher standard of protection and promotion of the welfare of migrant workers, their families, and overseas Filipinos in distress.Continue reading “Sto. Tomas vs Salac GR 152642, Nov. 13, 2012”

People vs. Adeser GR 179931, Oct. 26, 2009

Fact: Private complainant testified that sometime in November 2002, the agents of Naples Travel and Tours, introduced Palo to appellant, owner and general manager of Naples, to discuss employment opportunities in Australia. During their meeting held at the Naples office, appellant and the spouses Tiongson informed Palo that for a placement fee, she can workContinue reading “People vs. Adeser GR 179931, Oct. 26, 2009”

Skippers United vs. Doza et al GR 175558, Feb. 8, 2012

Fact: Petitioner deployed, respondents to work on board the vessel MV Wisdom Star. Respondentsclaimed that Skippers failed to remit their respective allotments for almost five months, To date, however, Skippers only failed to remit the home allotment for the month of December 1998. Respondents were unceremoniously discharged from MV Wisdom Stars and immediately repatriated. UponContinue reading “Skippers United vs. Doza et al GR 175558, Feb. 8, 2012”