• Solutions and Remedies on Wage Order and Minimum Wage PDF

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    Title: Solutions and Remedies on Wage Order and Minimum Wage – PDF VERSION


    The book is designed as easy reference for HR Practitioners, Business Owners, Managers, and Expats who deal with Filipino labor.


    Philippine law requires compliance by employers with minimum wages and benefits. It is simplistic to see this as mere implementation of labor rules. It is often more complicated than it seems.


    This work guides readers on proper perspective, and practical knowledge in the tortuous highway of labor compliance. The discussion is served in no-frills platter as topics are presented in direct fashion and clear explanation.


    This edition features Wage Order No. NCR-20 in the NCR. The book provides highlights on regional minimum wage, nature of wage order, wage or special group of workers (handicapped, paid by results, etc.), coverage and exemptions, CTPA, BMBE rules, wage distortion and how to correct it, salaries above minimum (creditable rule), across-the-board increases, and other interesting and important concepts.


    This work can be a good tool in understanding the principles and doctrines in wage orders, irrespective of the rates applicable.


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  • Valid Job Contracting & Sub-Contracting Second Edition PDF

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    About the PDF Version


    This PDF copy is a helpful version for mobile readers and those who prefer to use electronic devices in reading materials over printed copies.


    Although this copy is not a kindle-type of format that can be flipped in the same way as the print books. It is the usual PDF that can be scrolled down and up using the device functionalities.


    However, this is easier since it can be carried around as a file instead of lugging the more than 600-page copy. Readers can use the find function of their devices to locate topics, words, cases, or item related to job contracting.


    It is not the exact copy of the printed version as there were adjustments made to the layout and the inclusion of subsequent items or matters since this was released ahead of the print copy. However, the contents of both versions are substantially the same.


    This shall be delivered to the buyer through email and not through USB.


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    About the Book – PDF


    The subject matter of job contracting and subcontracting is a tricky territory for companies, business owners, and managers. Understanding the technical sides of it are usually left to the experts and practitioners.


    Nonetheless, even experts find the topic challenging. This book is intended to help companies, business owners, managers, expats, and HR practitioners navigate through the “treacherous waters” of job contracting and subcontracting.


    While the use of the word “treacherous” to describe it may be strong, it is justified by the fact that engaging in contracting is very technical and companies may get penalized for lapses in compliance with requirements. A single mistake, regardless of intentions, of the parties can be catastrophic.


    Imagine, for instance, a big company contracting hundreds of workers with what it thought was a legitimate contract, which due to technical errors, the authorities suddenly found the relationship as labor-only contracting. The employees of contractor will become regular with the principal. This will surely blow the pay grade of the company out of proportion. The correction and/or adjustments needed will be enormous and costly.


    This work provides not just laws, rules, and regulations applicable. It gives perspective, insight, and the bird’s-eye view of the situation to serve as a map to the right direction. It tackles D.O. 174, Series of 2017 which superseded D.O. 18-A. Likewise, the DOLE Advisory 01, Series of 2017 providing exceptions. Relevant rules such as D.O. 19, D.O. 13, and D.O. 198, among others are also discussed.


    R.A. 11058 and relevant decisions of the Supreme Court on the matter, most especially, on off-detail status in a 2019 case, Bognot vs. Pinic International (Trading) Corporation/CD-R King, et al., (G.R. No. 212471, March 11, 2019) are important parts of this matter. Can individuals with unique skills and talents engage in contracting without registration under D.O. 174? The author discussed the answer in this work.


    Salient points of D.O. 174 include the substantial capital of P5 million, shortened validity of the registration, concepts of temporary off-detail, expiration of service agreement, termination for just cause, authorized cause, and not due to expiration of service agreement and their implications.


    This book is a compliance guide, first and foremost, to help businesses in their quest to achieve their objectives the legal way and without accidentally falling into the traps of technicalities.


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