The third doctor in this case declared the claimant’s unfitness to work as a seafarer. Should the claimant be granted total permanent disability benefits?
The employer asserted that the seafarer failed to follow the third doctor referral procedure under the POEA SEC. Did the Supreme Court consider the assertion meritorious?
The employer is charged with the burden of proving that its conduct and action are for valid and legitimate grounds and that the transfer is not unreasonable, inconvenient or prejudicial to the employee. If the employer cannot overcome this burden of proof, the employee’s transfer shall be tantamount to constructive dismissal.
Find out why this employee was declared to have been illegally dismissed from employment even when witnesses of the employer testified to the employee’s violation of company rules.
The employee alleged that his employer asked for his resignation. Will this be enough to declare the illegality of his dismissal from employment?
The employer posited that backwages are awarded only to an illegally dismissed employee. Did the Supreme Court sustain this position?
Can an employer’s general return-to-work order be a defense against a claim of constructive dismissal?
The employee was not found to have committed insubordination and gross and habitual neglect of duty. Find out why her dismissal was still ruled to be with valid cause.
The respondent in a complaint for illegal dismissal pointed out that a different person was the employer of the complainant. Did the Supreme Court uphold respondent’s claim?
The employee contended that his dismissal was illegal for being based on a vague company rule. Did the Supreme Court agree?