Organisations can do more to create a psychologically safe work environment that improves employee engagement, performance, and retention.
The ILO Convention 190 policy protects employees from violence and harassment, which includes gender-based discrimination at work.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) distributed cash and employment assistance totalling PHP8.6 billion to displaced workers.
His two-decade journey with the French insurance company deepens as he moves from the Colombia office to the Philippines.
The Philippines has different pay policies for special working days, regular holidays, and special non-working days for December 24, 25 and 26.
Several labour agencies in the Philippines have been undertaking separate studies to determine if a wage increase should be granted.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) plans to align education requirements with relevant agencies to equip citizens with the skills they need.
Failure to do so by December 24 may result in legal consequences, warned the Philippines’ Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE).
More businesses in the Philippines are expanding to provincial locations and establishing offices outside Metro Manila.
A new bill strengthens the anti-discrimination provisions under the Labour Code of the Philippines to safeguard female employees.
The Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines has called on the government to provide more inclusive measures to manage economic problems.
In the Philippines, all businesses are obligated to pay their employees their 13th month’s salary by December 24, 2022.
Inflation in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 7.7% in October, which has impacted the purchasing power of workers’ wages.
Wage adjustments are typically made once a year, but wage boards are considering another hike after its recent wage adjustment amid soaring prices.
This will not apply to employees who are already enjoying such benefits and those who are employed in organisations with fewer than 10 employees.
Although it is not mandatory to mask up at workplaces, employees have been encouraged to continue the practice.
Employers and their workers get to decide whether to continue wearing masks at work after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr scrapped the mask mandate.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) is set to issue an advisory to employers regarding the grant of 13th-month pay for private sector workers.
In addition to helping new enterprises grow, e-commerce could raise women’s participation in the workplace, said the World Bank.
A senator has proposed that firms are penalised if they fail to pay employees their 13th month wages before December 24.
The telecommuting law in the Philippines has been revised to ensure flexible work arrangements without compromising employees’ productivity.
New legislation is redefining what constitutes a workplace and how work is conducted away from the traditional office.
Asia Pacific is expected to see wages rise next year due to a tight labour market and rising inflation concerns.
The work performed while commuting or in an alternative work environment constitutes regular work, says the Philippines Labour Department.
By 2028, work-from-home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements will create 1.1 million new jobs and generate billions more in revenue in the Philippines.
House Bill 615, also known as the Freelance Workers Protection Act, was unanimously adopted by the House labour and employment committee.
The Department of Labour and Employment has signed an order that more clearly defines WFH workplaces and the work performed by employees.
A new government agency has been set up to conduct tech and skills mapping to identify skills gaps of the country's workers.
A 70:30 hybrid work ratio (70% onsite and 30% work-from-home) has been recommended to the government to sustain economic recovery.
Employees of IT and business process management (IT-BPM) firms may resign if the government pushes for a return to 100% on-site work.