DIRECT FROM THE LABOR FRONT
Supreme Court rulings on illegal recruitment
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 17, 2014 - 12:00am
The law's protection to OFWs continues to manifest in the form of new laws and labor jurisprudence where illegal recruitment is condemned and penalized with increasing severity.
What is legal may not be ethical nor right
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 16, 2014 - 12:00am
In the field of human resource management and labor relations, as well as in government service, decisions should not only be based on whether solutions are legal or not.
Giant law firms are making labor justice very expensive
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 14, 2014 - 12:00am
This will not endear me to my brothers and sisters in the Integrated Bar.
Job security and management prerogatives
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Ignorance of our labor laws should never excuse any employer or employee from compliance.
Love, sex, romance, and harassment in the workplace
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 11, 2014 - 12:00am
One of the most attended and most often demanded among the many seminars and workshops that I conduct every week for so many companies and conglomerates...
The Middle East is on fire
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 10, 2014 - 12:00am
War is raging in the Middle East.
Human resources management in the public sector
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 9, 2014 - 12:00am
The quality of leading and managing people in the government is now leveling up and is catching up with modern techniques and strategies in human resources and human capital leadership and management.
Labor problems involving universities and colleges
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
Time and again, the Supreme Court has to give some lengthy lectures to HR managers and Personnel Departments managing some teaching and non-teaching personnel in private universities and colleges.
When foreigners apply for work here
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Even before the advent of the ASEAN INTEGRATION, there has been an influx of foreign workers lining up in the DOLE Regional Office, applying for an Alien Employment Permit.
The latest Supreme Court decisions on labor contracting
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 6, 2014 - 12:00am
After all the seminars, the conferences and the workshops, it is sad to note that employers still keep on committing the same mistakes.
Latest SC decisions on labor contracting
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 5, 2014 - 12:00am
After all the seminars, the conferences and the workshops, it is sad to note that employers still keep on committing the same mistakes.
“He who comes to court must do so with clean hands”
by Atty Josephus B. Jimenez - July 27, 2014 - 12:00am
No employer can just terminate the employment of regular employees without just cause or due process. And those who are accusing the President with any impeachable offense should better make sure that their hands...
When a Filipino worker is beheaded abroad
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Whenever a Filipino worker is beheaded abroad, or is executed by decapitation, or is sentenced to die, there is something in all of us Filipinos that also dies with him, or with her.
You cannot violate the law and claim "good faith"
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 19, 2014 - 12:00am
When  an employee or a manager, or a lower class worker, in the  labor front  is caught diverting the corporate funds intended for marketing and pour them into sales operations, or is discovered to...
Job order workers: The modern "aliping saguiguilids"
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 18, 2014 - 12:00am
There is a great hypocrisy on the part of government, if we may say so, with all due respect, when it pressures private sector employees to pay minimum wages, all the statutory benefits and enroll their workers with...
Recruiters should fulfill their obligations
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 12, 2014 - 12:00am
The phenomenal Philippine economic growth has been driven principally by the more than twenty-four billion US dollars annually, that our more than twelve million Filipinos abroad are remitting regularly to our country,...
Job security for medical personnel in hospitals that are for sale
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 29, 2014 - 12:00am
One of the most endangered groups of unsung workers in the country and elsewhere is the group of doctors, nurses, and para medical employees working in many hospitals, clinics, and medical centers.
No compassion for employees who steal company property
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court has reiterated what has been a well-settled rule in labor laws and jurisprudence, that the law would refuse to extend compassion to an employee who has betrayed his employer's trust and steal his...
The latest Supreme Court decisions on illegal dismissal
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 21, 2014 - 12:00am
The dockets of the  highest court of the land, even with its fifteen justices, is clogged with thousands of cases that require careful analysis and deliberations before each one is resolved with finality. ...
The rising cost of quality education
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - June 14, 2014 - 12:00am
It is crying time again, not just for young boys and girls entering kindergarten but for parents who can barely afford the rising cost of education.
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