February 22, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11230 AN ACT INSTITUTING A PHILIPPINE LABOR FORCE COMPETENCIES COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAM AND FREE ACCESS TO TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (TVET),AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR ARTICLE I General Provisions SECTION 1. Short Title.— This Act shall be known as the “Tulong-Trabaho Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy. — The Philippine Constitution provides that the State shall…

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February 20, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11210 AN ACT INCREASING THE MATERNITY LEAVE PERIOD TO ONE HUNDRED FIVE (105) DAYS FOR FEMALE WORKERS WITH AN OPTION TO EXTEND FOR AN ADDITIONAL THIRTY (30) DAYS WITHOUT PAY, AND GRANTING AN ADDITIONAL FIFTEEN (15) DAYS FOR SOLO MOTHERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act…

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February 7, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11199 AN ACT RATIONALIZING AND EXPANDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY COMMISSION TO ENSURE THE LONG-TERM VIABILITY OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1161, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8282, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OF 1997” SECTION 1. Short Title….

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December 20, 2018 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11165 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING TELECOMMUTING AS AN ALTERNATIVE WORK ARRANGEMENT FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Telecommuting Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy. — It is hereby declared the policy of the State to affirm labor as a primary social…

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1. Work / Employment Requirements A foreigner who comes to the Philippines to work must obtain a work visa from the relevant government agency, primarily, the Bureau of Immigration (“BI”), as well as an alien employment permit (“AEP”) from the Department of Labor and Employment (“DOLE”). The visa and AEP applications must be filed by…

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July 21, 2016 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10917 AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9547, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AN ACT STRENGTHENING AND EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF THE SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYMENT OF STUDENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7323, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYMENT OF STUDENTS…

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