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Labor Standards

Jaime Gapayao vs Rosario Fulo et al

698 SCRA 485 – Labor Law – Social Legislation – SSS Claims Labor Standards – Hours of Work – Employer-Employee Relations – Control Test Jaime Fulo had been working in […]

January 27, 2016

Michael Peñalosa vs Candido Villanueva

177 SCRA 778 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Wages – Primacy of Workers Lien; When Not Applicable In March 1985, Michael Peñalosa et al won a labor case against […]

April 5, 2015

Wilhelmina Orozco vs Court of Appeals (2008)

562 SCRA 36 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Employer-employee Relationship in a Publication – Four Fold Test – Control Test In March 1990, Wilhelmina Orozco was hired as […]

January 24, 2015

Patricia Sto. Tomas vs Rey Salac

The corporate officers and directors of a private recruitment company engaged in illegal recruitment are not automatically liable There must first be a finding that they were remiss in […]

June 7, 2014

Continental Steel Manufacturing Corporation vs Voluntary Arbitrator Allan Montaño

603 SCRA 621 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Death Benefits for the Death of a Dependent – A Fetus is a Dependent Civil Law – Civil Personality – […]

April 26, 2014

Travelaire and Tours Corporation vs National Labor Relations Commission

294 SCRA 505 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Separation Pay – When Available In April 1994, Nenita Medelyn resigned as chief accountant for Travelaire and Tours Corporation. In […]

April 17, 2014

Leyte Land Transportation Company vs Leyte Farmer’s and Laborer’s Union

80 Phil. 842 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Minimum Wage; Defined – Who are covered Sometime in the mid-1940’s, seventy-six drivers and laborers who were members of the […]

April 17, 2014

Philippine Movie Pictures Workers’ Association vs Premiere Productions, Inc.

Labor Standards – Police Power – Employment as a Property Right  In October 1951, Premiere Productions, Inc. (PPI) filed a petition with the Court of Industrial relations (CIR) seeking authority […]

August 9, 2013

William Barroga vs Data Center College et al

Labor Law – Labor Standards – Protection To Labor – When Is There No Diminution of Benefits In November 1991, William Barroga was hired as an instructor by Data Center […]

July 18, 2013

Jomar Verdadero vs Barney Autolines Group of Companies Transport, Inc. et al

Labor Law – Labor Standards – Security of Tenure – Illegal Dismissal – Remedies therefor Jomar Verdadero is a bus conductor of Barney Autolines. In January 2008, he had an […]

July 15, 2013

Bank of the Philippine Islands vs BPI Employees Union-Davao Chapter-Federation of Unions in BPI Unibank

Labor Law – Labor Standards – Security of Tenure vs Unionism In 2000, Far East Bank (FEB) was absorbed by the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). Now BPI has […]

July 15, 2013

Spic N’ Span Services Corporation vs Gloria Paje et al

Labor Law – Labor Standards – Primacy of the Constitutional Right of Security of Tenure Over Procedural Rights in Labor Cases In February 1998, Gloria Paje and 10 others were  […]

July 15, 2013

Julito Sagales vs Rustan’s Commercial Corporation

Labor Law – Labor Standards – Security of Tenure – Penalty to Erring Employee Must be Commensurate to Infraction In October 1970, Julito Sagales was employed by Rustan’s Commercial Corporation […]

July 15, 2013

People of the Philippines vs Carlos Garcia y Pineda

271 SCRA 621 – Business Organization – Corporation Law – Corporation By Estoppel – Ostensible Corporation  In 1993, Carlos Garcia, Patricio Botero, and Luisa Miraples were accused of illegal recruitment. […]

February 2, 2013
 

Constancia Duldulao vs Court of Appeals

Labor Standards – Constructive Dismissal – Demotion  In August 1996, an administrative complaint was filed against Constancia Duldulao, a secretary/typist of the College of Law of the Baguio Colleges Foundation […]

September 25, 2012

Juana T. Vda. de Racho vs Municipality of Ilagan

22 SCRA 1 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Minimum Wage Law – Exemption from Compliance Manuel Racho was a market cleaner in the municipality of Ilagan from 1954 […]

November 19, 2011

Norma Mabeza vs NLRC

271 SCRA 670 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Wages – Facilities vs Supplements Norma Mabeza was an employee hired by Hotel Supreme in Baguio City. In 1991, an […]

September 26, 2011

Mabeza vs NLRC

271 SCRA 670 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Abandonment of Work – Loss of Confidence Norma Mabeza was an employee hired by Hotel Supreme in Baguio City. In […]

September 26, 2011

Maranaw Hotels and Resort Corporation vs National Labor Relations Commission

303 SCRA 540 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Working Conditions and Rest Periods – Illegal Dismissal Eddie Damalerio was a roomboy for Maranaw Hotels. One day, he was […]

September 25, 2011

Associated Labor Unions vs Rosalina Letrondo-Montejo

237 SCRA 621 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Working Conditions and Rest Periods – Holiday Pay – SK Elections Associated Labor Union entered into a Collective Bargaining Agreement […]

September 25, 2011

Jose Rizal College vs NLRC

156 SCRA 27 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Working Conditions and Rest Periods – Holiday Pay The National Alliance of Teachers sued Jose Rizal College for alleged nonpayment […]

September 25, 2011

Engineering Equipment vs Minister of Labor

133 SCRA 752 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Working Conditions and Rest Periods – Overtime Pay – Managerial Employee not entitled to OT pay In 1977, Miguel Aspera […]

September 25, 2011

Escorpizo vs University of Baguio

306 SCRA 497 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Illegal Dismissal – CBA Esperanza Escorpizo was a high school teacher in the University of Baguio contracted to be a […]

September 22, 2011
 

Hilario Rada vs National Labor Relations Commission

205 SCRA 69 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Hours of Work – OT Pay of a Project Based Employee In 1977, Hilario Rada was contracted by Philnor Consultants and […]

August 16, 2011

Teofilo Arica vs National Labor Relations Commission

170 SCRA 776 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Hours of Work – Assembly Time Teofilo Arica et al and 561 others sued Standard Fruits Corporation (STANFILCO) Philippines for allegedly not paying […]

August 16, 2011

Filamer Christian Institute vs Court of Appeals

190 SCRA 477 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Human Resources Development – Torts – Section 14, Rule X, Book III, IRR (Labor Code) NOTE: This case reversed Filamer […]

July 12, 2011
 

Chavez vs Bonto-Perez

Labor Standards – Standard Employment Contract for Entertainers – Laches Chavez is a dancer who was contracted by Centrum Placement & Promotions Corporation to perform in Japan for 6 months. […]

June 23, 2011
 

Pacific Asia Overseas Shipping vs NLRC and Rances

Labor Standards – Delay in Filing Appeal (Employer) – Foreign Judgments Cannot Be Enforced by POEA Pacific Asia is an overseas employment agency that provided Rances work abroad. Rances was […]

June 22, 2011
 

Marsaman Manning and Diamantides Maritime vs NLRC and Cajeras

Labor Standards – Standard Employment Contract – POEA – Mutual Consent – Migrant Workers Act Marsaman Manning was the local agency of Diamantides Maritime. In June 1995, Marsaman contracted Cajeras […]

June 21, 2011
 

Eastern Assurance vs Secretary of Labor

Labor Standards – Liability of Sureties – POEA Rules – Overseas Employment J&B Manpower is an overseas employment agency registered with the POEA and Eastern Assurance was its surety beginning […]

June 21, 2011
 

Finman General vs Inocencio

Labor Standards – Impleading Sureties in Labor Cases an Pacific Overseas is a recruitment agency which offers jobs abroad duly registered with the POEA. Finman General is acting as Pan […]

June 21, 2011
 

Norkis Trading vs Melvin Gnilo

Labor Standards – Constructive Dismissal – Invalid Practice of Management Rights Gnilo was the Credit and Collection Manager of Norkis Trading and is in charge of the Albay and Catanduanes […]

June 19, 2011
 

San Miguel Brewery Union vs Ople

Labor Standards – Management Rights – Return of Investments In 1979, SMC implemented its “Complementary Distribution System” (CDS) whereby wholesalers can directly get beer products from any SMC offices. The […]

June 19, 2011
 

Enriquez vs BPI

February 12, 2008 – Illegal Dismissal – Rights of Employers Enriquez and Sia were senior managers in BPI Bacolod having served 34 and 29 years respectively. One day, a teller […]

June 16, 2011

Manila Electric Company vs Rogelio Benamira

463 SCRA 331 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Indirect Employer – Labor Only Agency Rogelio Benamira et al were security guards who worked for PSI (People’s Security, Inc.). […]

November 12, 2010

Calamba Medical Center, Inc. vs National Labor Relations Commission

571 SCRA 585 – Labor Law – Labr Relations – Labor Standards – Strike – Managerial Employees – Control – Illegal Dismissal Ronaldo Lanzanas and Merceditha Lanzanas are doctors employed […]

November 12, 2010

Arsenio Lumiqued vs Apolonio Exevea

282 SCRA 125 (89 SCAD 151) – Political Law – Constitutional Law – Due Process; Administrative Bodies – Assistance by Counsel Law on Public Officers – Right to Due Process […]

November 6, 2010

Miguel Singson vs National Labor Relations Commission

274 SCRA 358 – Political Law – Constitutional Law – Due Process; Administrative Bodies – Dismissal of Employees Miguel Singson was an employee of the Philippine Air Lines (PAL). In […]

November 6, 2010

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, Inc. vs Antonio Tiamson

474 SCRA 761 – Political Law – Constitutional Law – Due Process; Private Entities – Procedural Due Process Labor Law – Labor Relations – Termination of Employment – Twin Notice Rule […]

November 6, 2010

Wilhelmina Orozco vs Court of Appeals (2005)

457 SCRA 700 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Bond Requirement When Employer Appeals in a Labor Case Wilhelmina Orozco was hired as a writer by the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) […]

September 17, 2010

Melencio Gabriel vs Nelson Bilon

515 SCRA 29 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Illegal Dismissal – Separation Pay – Appeal by Employer – Death of a Party – Strained Relations Principle – Employer-employee […]

September 16, 2010

Thelma Dumpit-Murillo vs Court of Appeals

524 SCRA 290 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Fixed-Term Employee vs Regular Employee Thelma Dumpit-Murillo was hired by ABC as a newscaster in 1995. Her contract with the […]

September 15, 2010

Television and Production Exponents, Inc. vs Roberto Servaña

542 SCRA 578 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Regular Employee – Employer-employee relationship – Four Fold Test Servaña started out as a security for the Agro-Commercial Security Agency […]

September 14, 2010

Far East Agricultural Supply, Inc. vs Jimmy Lebatique

515 SCRA 491 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Abandonment – Service Incentive Leave – Field Personnel In March 1996, Lebatique was hired as a driver by FAR EAST […]

September 14, 2010

Auto Bus Transport Systems vs Bautista

458 SCRA 578 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Service Incentive Leave Pay – Curious Animal Doctrine Antonio Bautista was employed by Auto Bus Transport Systems, Inc. in May 1995. He was […]

September 14, 2010

Charlito Peñaranda vs Baganga Plywood Corporation and Hudson Chua

489 SCRA 94 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Overtime Pay and Premium Pay of Managerial Employees In June 1999, Peñaranda was hired by Baganga Plywood Corporation (owned by Hudson […]

September 14, 2010

Standard Chartered Bank Employees Union (SCBEU-NUBE) vs Standard Chartered Bank

552 SCRA 284 – Labor Law – Labor Standards – Confidential Employees – Exclusion as Appropriate Bargaining Unit The 1998-2000 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Standard Chartered Bank employees Union […]

September 14, 2010