Advisory on the IRR of the Telecommuting Law

Advisory on the IRR of the Telecommuting Law

Brief History of the Law On March 7, 2017, Senate Bill No. 1363 “An Act Institutionalizing Telecommuting in the Workplace and For Other Purposes” was filed and sponsored by Committee Chairman Joel Villanueva and Sen. Cynthia Villar. Thereafter, on March 14, 2018,...
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...