The employer posited that backwages are awarded only to an illegally dismissed employee. Did the Supreme Court sustain this position?
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?
The union members in this case claimed that their employer interfered with their union activities. Did the Supreme Court believe their claim?
The workers of the Continuous Galvanizing Line department of the Philippine Steel Coating Corp. asserted that the awards of backwages and separation pay should have included the period after the closure of the said department until the closure of Philippine Steel Coating Corporation’s entire business. Does this assertion have merit?
The employer’s redundancy program was found to be valid and the employer was not found to have committed unfair labor practice. Learn why the employer was still held liable for separation pay and backwages for the dismissed employees.