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Work-relatedness of Termination for Inflicting Physical Violence or Fighting is Not Solely Determined by the Time and Location

Fighting within work premises which act adversely affects employer’s interests for it distracts employees, disrupts operations and creates a hostile work atmosphere. (Page 122, Guide to Valid Dismissal of Employees, 2nd Edition, citing Solvic Industrial Corp. vs. NLRC, G.R. No. 125548, September 25, 1998) “Misconduct is improper or wrong conduct. It is the transgression of some established and definite rule of action, a forbidden act, a dereliction of duty, willful in character, and implies wrongful intent and not mere error [...]

Sample Notice of Decision – Fighting Inside Company Premises

Sample Notice of Decision for the charge of fighting inside company premises provides general guide on how disciplinary action should be dispensed on erring employees. The post below is based on Atty. Villanueva’s book Human Resource Forms, Notices & Contracts Volume 2 (pp. 40-41). To fully appreciate the value of this form, reader should go back to two previous posts involving this offense to understand the full extent of procedural due process in employee dismissal. Form No. 18 Decision to Dismiss (Final Notice) [...]

Sample Notice to Explain: Fighting Inside the Company is a Serious Misconduct

Sample Notice To Explain: fighting inside company premises. Fighting is a serious misconduct and is ground for dismissal except where the employee involved is just defending himself. Hence, the circumstances of the case will determine the proper penalty to be imposed. Serious misconduct is a dismissible offense under Article 282 [now Article 297] of the Labor Code, as amended. Below is a sample Notice to Explain (NTE) for this offense based on the book Human Resource Forms, Notices & Contracts Vol. 2. Initiating [...]

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