Service charge law IRR

Service charge law IRR

The Department of Labor and Employment conducted a series of Tripartite Executive Committee (TEC) meetings held on the months of September and October to draft the IRR of R.A. No. 11360 or “An Act Providing that Service Charge Collected by the Hotels, Restaurants and...
Service charge law IRR

ECOP opposes 100% service charge bill

Last May 2019, the Senate recently ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the Senate Bill 1299/House Bill 8784 or the service charge bill. Should the bill be signed into law, restaurant and hotel workers, whether regular, contractual, or agency-hired,...
Service charge law IRR

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,...
Service charge law IRR

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...