The employer argued that the lumbar problem of the seafarer came from his previous employment, for which he had already claimed total and permanent disability benefits from his previous employer. Will this stand shield the employer from paying the seafarer’s total and permanent disability benefits?
Can the employer refuse to implement its Local Policy relating to the minimum salary rates for regularized employees?
Can this validly-dismissed employee be awarded separation pay?
The seafarer failed to observe the third-doctor referral provision in the POEA-SEC. Was her claim of total permanent disability benefit granted?
Did the Supreme Court sustain the computation of separation pay and backwages of this employee who was illegally dismissed then rehired by the same employer?
In the exercise of the visitorial and enforcement power under Article 128 of the Labor Code of the Philippines, does the Department of Labor and Employment have authority to accept an appeal under a reduced bond?
The employee in this case resigned from employment. Can the employer enforce the “employment bond” provision in her employment contract?
Can an employer’s general return-to-work order be a defense against a claim of constructive dismissal?
An Overseas Filipino Worker executed an Addendum that modified his employment contract. Can he be bound by the same?
Can security of tenure be invoked by a person on the acts of a supposed landholder who had no right to the land subject of the tenancy?