Mandatory Leaves in the Philippines
Below are leaves mandated by law in the Philippines: 1. Service Incentive Leave (SIL) An employee who has rendered at least one (1) year of service shall be entitled to a yearly service incentive leave of five (5) days with pay. The following employees are excluded from entitlement to SIL under the Labor Code, but may be entitled to the same or similar benefits if so provided under other laws, or collective bargaining agreement or employment contract: a. Those of the governme
Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases
To provide a simplified, informal, and inexpensive recourse for people to assert their claims without the assistance of a lawyer, A.M. No 08-8-7-SC or “The Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases” offers a special procedure on all actions which are purely civil in nature where the claim or relief prayed for by the plaintiff is solely for payment or reimbursement of sum of money not exceeding Four hundred thousand pesos (P400,000.00), exclusive of interest and costs.