Was the agreement between the parties in this case allowed under Presidential Decree No. 27?
Will an employee’s premarital relations with her boyfriend and the resulting pregnancy out of wedlock constitute immorality that could be a just cause for dismissal?
The employer argued that it should not be held liable for legal interest because the employees themselves partly caused the delay in the satisfaction of the decision. Did the Supreme Court accept this argument?
In a situation where the seafarer’s illness was disputably presumed to be work-related, is the seafarer no longer required to prove that his illness was caused by (or at least aggravated by) his work?
The Supreme Court re-emphasized an aspect of its ruling in Brent School, Inc. v. Zamora (G.R. No. L-48494, February 5, 1990, 260 PHIL 747-765).
One of the three witnesses recanted his testimony against the accused. Should the accused be liable only for simple illegal recruitment?
With regard to the heirs’ recovery of death benefits, should the death of the seafarer be shown to have happened during the term of his employment?
Was the award of separation pay to the employee (who was dismissed for just cause) proper?
Note this example of the principal’s control over the work performance of contractor’s employees.
Entitlement to disability benefits by seamen on overseas work is a matter governed, not only by medical findings but, by law and by contract.