Termination of Employment: Due Process

Is a verbal appraisal of the charges against the employee a breach of the procedural due process? To clarify, the following should be considered in terminating the services of employees: (1) The first written notice to be served on the employees should contain the specific causes or grounds for termination against them, and a directive […]
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Termination: Fraud or Willful Breach

REQUIREMENTS FOR LAWFUL DISMISSAL: A JUST CAUSE   There are two basic requirements for a lawful dismissal “a just cause or authorized cause as prescribed by law, and observance of due process.” The former comprises the substantive requirement, and the latter constitutes the procedural requirement for a valid dismissal.   The Philippine Labor Code, in […]
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Termination of Employment

THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED. ART. 282. Termination by employer. – An employer may terminate an employment for any of the following causes: (a) Serious misconduct or willful disobedience by the employee of the lawful orders of his employer or representative in connection with his work; (b) Gross […]
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