Maternity leave period increased under new law

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed the expanded maternity leave law on 20 February 2019, beating the 30-day deadline for the proposed measure to lapse into law. The new law provides for a longer duration of maternity leave for mothers to have more time to rest from...

ECOP Opposed to Assume Salary Differential in Expanded Maternity Leave Bill

ECOP maintains that requiring employers to pay for the salary differential in regard to the proposed 105 Day Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) bill constitutes undue interference in the exercise of management prerogative. ECOP articulated its stance on the matter,...

ECOP supports bill providing incentives for trainee nurses

The House of Representatives through the Committee on Labor and Employment conducted a deliberation last 05 December 2018 at the House of Representatives on House Bill No. 8011 entitled "An Act Institutionalizing Certain Working Incentives of On-The-Job Trainee Nurses...

ECOP Advisory on the IRR of the new OSH law

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through  Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, approved and signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of R.A. No. 11058 entitled “An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards and...

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Maternity leave period increased under new law

Maternity leave period increased under new law

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed the expanded maternity leave law on 20 February 2019, beating the 30-day deadline for the proposed measure to lapse into law. The new law provides for a longer duration of maternity leave for mothers to have more time to rest from...

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