Tag - COVID-19

Labor Advisory 4, Series of 2022 on Rules of Pay for Employees who Accompany Children for Vaccination

On 10 February 2022 the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued Labor Advisory 4, Series of 2022 providing for rules of pay for employees who would be absent to accompany their children for vaccination. Below is the PDF Copy of the Labor Advisory 4, Series of 2022 (original file not mine) This was issued in support of the government’s implementation of the Bayanihan, Bakunahan COVID-19 Vaccination Days (NVD) Part III for the period February 10 to 11, 2022. This rule [...]

Isolation and Quarantine Leave Per Labor Advisory 01, Series of 2022

Acquire Mastery of HR/Labor Doctrines, Rules and Principles with Atty. Elvin’s HR Bundle Books at Discounted Rate Isolation and quarantine leave rules were issued by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on 17 January 2022 providing advisory on handling isolation and quarantine requirements of the company. PDF Copy is provided hereunder (original not mine):

Employers Can Require On-Site Employees to Get Vaccinated; Sample Forms and Templates for Implementation

Acquire Mastery of HR/Labor Doctrines, Rules and Principles with Atty. Elvin’s HR Bundle Books at Discounted Rate Previously, the position of the government was to prohibit employers from requiring vaccination of their employees. However, the interest of public safety against COVID-19 seems to be the utmost concern considering the far-reaching impact of the pandemic to health, economy, and other facets of life. On 11 November 2021, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) issued Resolution N0. [...]

Employees as APOR During ECQ under IATF Omnibus Guidelines

Acquire Mastery of HR/Labor Doctrines, Rules and Principles with Atty. Elvin’s HR Bundle Books at Discounted Rate Employees are important in keeping the fight against the COVID-19 considering that most services require kills, labor, and talent. However, when the government declared that the National Capital Region (NCR) would be under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from August 6-20, 2021, there are employees who are not allowed to go outside of their residence to work. On July 29, 2021 the Inter-Agency Task Force [...]

Sample Certification Contents for Non-APOR Fetcher / Driver of an APOR Employee for the ECQ Checkpoint

Acquire Mastery of HR/Labor Doctrines, Rules and Principles with Atty. Elvin’s HR Bundle Books at Discounted Rate On July 29, 2021 the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) issued Resolution No. 130-A, Series of 2021 placing the NCR under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) for the period August 6-20, 2021. Below is a brief discussion of the background of the power behind the promulgation of rules and regulations in response to COVID-19 situation. Section 15 Article II [...]

Labor Guidelines on Vaccination of COVID-19 per Labor Advisory 3, Series of 2021 (PDF)

Labor Advisory 3, Series of 2021 was issued by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) providing guidelines on the administration of COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace. Essentially, the issuance mandates employers to adopt COVID-19 vaccination policy as part of their Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS). No costs of vaccine shall be passed on to employees, directly or indirectly. Likewise, employees cannot be compelled to take vaccine. Those who refused to get vaccinated should not be discriminated against. Below is a [...]

Ventilation for Workplaces and Public Transport to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 per D.O. 224, Series of 2021

Ventilation for workplaces is crucial in preventing the spread of COVID-19 virus pursuant to Department Order (D.O.) No. 224, Series of 2021. Hence, on 3 March 2021 the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued D.O. 224, Series of 2021 containing guidelines to improve and maintain the quality of ventilation in workplaces and public transport. The DOLE issuance is part of the continuing effort of the government to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 virus at the workplace and [...]

Employee Vaccination Consent for COVID-19 Template

Employee may need to be vaccinated to ensure health and safety at work. But the lingering question is if the employees can be compelled to receive COVID-19 jabs by the employer. The right of Filipinos to health is a constitutional right. It is enshrined under Article II, Section 15 of the 1987 Constitution that the State shall protect and promote the health of the people and instill health consciousness among them. The State is further mandated under Article XIII, Section [...]

Unemployment Assistance under the Bayanihan Act 2 (BARO)

Unemployment assistance is provided under R.A. 11494, otherwise known as the “Bayanihan to Recover As One Act” or “BARO.” The amount of five thousand pesos (PhP5,000.00) to eight thousand pesos (PhP8,000.00) unemployment or involuntary separation assistance for displaced workers or employees due to COVID-19 including probationary, project, seasonal, contractual and casual employees in private health institutions, culture and arts, creative industries, including, but not limited to, film and audiovisual workers, broadcast, construction, public transportation, trade and industries, cooperatives, an [...]

Work Guidelines Applicable to Construction Companies During COVID-19 Pandemic

Work guidelines have been issued by various government agencies relating to company operations on account of COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, the DOLE and the DTI have issued Supplemental Guidelines in a Joint Resolution. The DPWH has also issued its own particularly applicable to construction companies. Below are the highlights of the DPWH issuance with primer made by the author on several government issuances which are the umbrella regulations with respect to COVID-19 work approaches. Executive Order No. (E.O.) 168, s. 2014 [...]

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