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Art. 12. Statement of objectives. It is the policy of the State:
Art. 13. Definitions
Art. 14. Employment promotion. The Secretary of Labor shall
Art. 15. Bureau of Employment Services
Art. 16. Private recruitment. Except as provided in Chapter II of
Art. 17. Overseas Employment Development Board. An
Art. 18. Ban on direct-hiring. No employer may hire a Filipino
Art. 19. Office of Emigrant Affairs
Art. 20. National Seamen Board
Art. 21. Foreign service role and participation. To provide
Art. 22. Mandatory remittance of foreign exchange earnings. It
Art. 23. Composition of the Boards
Art. 24. Boards to issue rules and collect fees. The Boards
Art. 25. Private sector participation in the recruitment and
Art. 26. Travel agencies prohibited to recruit. Travel agencies
Art. 27. Citizenship requirement. Only Filipino citizens or
Art. 28. Capitalization. All applicants for authority to hire or
Art. 29. Non-transferability of license or authority. No license
Art. 30. Registration fees. The Secretary of Labor shall
Art. 31. Bonds. All applicants for license or authority shall post
Art. 32. Fees to be paid by workers. Any person applying with a
Art. 33. Reports on employment status. Whenever the public
Art. 34. Prohibited practices. It shall be unlawful for any
Art. 35. Suspension and/or cancellation of license or
Art. 36. Regulatory power. The Secretary of Labor shall have the
Art. 37. Visitorial Power. The Secretary of Labor or his duly
Art. 38. Illegal recruitment
Art. 39. Penalties
Art. 40. Employment permit of non-resident aliens. Any alien
Art. 41. Prohibition against transfer of employment
Art. 42. Submission of list. Any employer employing non-resident
Art. 43. Statement of objective. It is the objective of this Title to
Art. 44. Definitions. As used in this Title:
Art. 45. National Manpower and Youth Council; Composition
Art. 46. National Manpower Plan. The Council shall formulate a
Art. 47. National Manpower Skills Center. The Council shall
Art. 48. Establishment and formulation of skills standards
Art. 49. Administration of training programs. The Council shall
Art. 50. Industry boards. The Council shall establish industry
Art. 51. Employment service training functions. The Council
Art. 52. Incentive Scheme. An additional deduction from taxable
Art. 53. Council Secretariat. The Council shall have a Secretariat
Art. 54. Regional manpower development offices. The Council
Art. 55. Consultants and technical assistance, publication and
Art. 56. Rules and regulations. The Council shall define its broad
Art. 57. Statement of objectives. This Title aims:
Art. 58. Definition of Terms. As used in this Title:
Art. 59. Qualifications of apprentice. To qualify as an
Art. 72. Apprentices without compensation. The Secretary of
Art. 73. Learners defined. Learners are persons hired as trainees
Art. 74. When learners may be hired. Learners may be
Art. 75. Learnership agreement. Any employer desiring to
Art. 76. Learners in piecework. Learners employed in piece or
Art. 77. Penalty clause. Any violation of this Chapter or its
Art. 78. Definition. Handicapped workers are those whose
Art. 79. When employable. Handicapped workers may be
Art. 80. Employment agreement. Any employer who employs
Art. 81. Eligibility for apprenticeship. Subject to the appropriate
Art. 82. Coverage. The provisions of this Title shall apply to
Art. 83. Normal hours of work. The normal hours of work of any
Art. 84. Hours worked. Hours worked shall include (a) all time
Art. 85. Meal periods. Subject to such regulations as the
Art. 86. Night shift differential. Every employee shall be paid a
Art. 87. Overtime work. Work may be performed beyond eight (8)
Art. 88. Undertime not offset by overtime. Undertime work on
Art. 89. Emergency overtime work. Any employee may be
Art. 90. Computation of additional compensation. For purposes
Art. 91. Right to weekly rest day
Art. 92. When employer may require work on a rest day. The
Art. 93. Compensation for rest day, Sunday or holiday work
Art. 94. Right to holiday pay
Art. 95. Right to service incentive leave
Art. 96. Service charges. All service charges collected by hotels,
Art. 97. Definitions. As used in this Title:
Art. 98. Application of Title. This Title shall not apply to farm
Art. 99. Regional minimum wages. The minimum wage rates for
Art. 100. Prohibition against elimination or diminution of
Art. 101. Payment by results
Art. 112. Non-interference in disposal of wages. No employer
Art. 113. Wage deduction. No employer, in his own behalf or in
Art. 114. Deposits for loss or damage. No employer shall require
Art. 115. Limitations. No deduction from the deposits of an
Art. 116. Withholding of wages and kickbacks prohibited. It
Art. 117. Deduction to ensure employment. It shall be unlawful
Art. 118. Retaliatory measures. It shall be unlawful for an
Art. 119. False reporting. It shall be unlawful for any person to
Art. 120. Creation of National Wages and Productivity
Art. 121. Powers and functions of the Commission. The
Art. 122. Creation of Regional Tripartite Wages and
Art. 123. Wage Order. Whenever conditions in the region so
Art. 124. Standards/Criteria for minimum wage fixing. The
Art. 125. Freedom to bargain. No wage order shall be construed
Art. 126. Prohibition against injunction. No preliminary or
Art. 127. Non-diminution of benefits. No wage order issued by
Art. 128. Visitorial and enforcement power
Art. 129. Recovery of wages, simple money claims and other
Art. 130. Nightwork prohibition. No woman, regardless of age,
Art. 131. Exceptions. The prohibitions prescribed by the
Art. 132. Facilities for women. The Secretary of Labor and
Art. 133. Maternity leave benefits
Art. 134. Family planning services; incentives for family
Art. 135. Discrimination prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any
Art. 136. Stipulation against marriage. It shall be unlawful for an
Art. 137. Prohibited acts
Art. 138. Classification of certain women workers. Any woman
Art. 139. Minimum employable age
Art. 140. Prohibition against child discrimination. No employer
Art. 141. Coverage. This Chapter shall apply to all persons
Art. 142. Contract of domestic service. The original contract of
Art. 143. Minimum wage
Art. 144. Minimum cash wage. The minimum wage rates
Art. 145. Assignment to non-household work. No househelper
Art. 146. Opportunity for education. If the househelper is under
Art. 147. Treatment of househelpers. The employer shall treat
Art. 148. Board, lodging, and medical attendance. The
Art. 149. Indemnity for unjust termination of services. If the
Art. 150. Service of termination notice. If the duration of the
Art. 151. Employment certification. Upon the severance of the
Art. 152. Employment record. The employer may keep such
Art. 153. Regulation of industrial homeworkers. The
Art. 154. Regulations of Secretary of Labor. The regulations or
Art. 155. Distribution of homework. For purposes of this
Art. 156. First-aid treatment. Every employer shall keep in his
Art. 157. Emergency medical and dental services. It shall be
Art. 158. When emergency hospital not required. The
Art. 159. Health program. The physician engaged by an employer
Art. 160. Qualifications of health personnel. The physicians,
Art. 161. Assistance of employer. It shall be the duty of any
Art. 162. Safety and health standards. The Secretary of Labor
Art. 163. Research. It shall be the responsibility of the Department
Art. 164. Training programs. The Department of Labor and
Art. 165. Administration of safety and health laws
Art. 166. Policy. The State shall promote and develop a tax-
Art. 167. Definition of terms. As used in this Title, unless the
Art. 168. Compulsory coverage. Coverage in the State Insurance
Art. 169. Foreign employment. The Commission shall ensure
Art. 170. Effective date of coverage. Compulsory coverage of
Art. 171. Registration. Each employer and his employees shall
Art. 172. Limitation of liability. The State Insurance Fund shall
Art. 173. Extent of liability. Unless otherwise provided, the
Art. 174. Liability of third party/ies
Art. 175. Deprivation of the benefits. Except as otherwise
Art. 176. Employees¶ Compensation Commission
Art. 177. Powers and duties. The Commission shall have the
Art. 178. Management of funds. All revenues collected by the
Art. 179. Investment of funds. Provisions of existing laws to the
Art. 180. Settlement of claims. The System shall have original
Art. 181. Review. Decisions, orders or resolutions of the
Art. 182. Enforcement of decisions
Art. 183. Employers¶ contributions
Art. 184. Government guarantee. The Republic of the Philippines
Art. 185. Medical services. Immediately after an employee
Art. 186. Liability. The System shall have the authority to choose
Art. 187. Attending physician. Any physician attending an injured
Art. 188. Refusal of examination or treatment. If the employee
Art. 189. Fees and other charges. All fees and other charges for
Art. 190. Rehabilitation services
Art. 191. Temporary total disability
Art. 192. Permanent total disability
Art. 193. Permanent partial disability
Art. 194. Death
Art. 195. Relationship and dependency. All questions of
Art. 196. Delinquent contributions
Art. 197. Second injuries. If any employee under permanent
Art. 198. Assignment of benefits. No claim for compensation
Art. 199. Earned benefits. Income benefits shall, with respect to
Art. 200. Safety devices. In case the employee¶s injury or death
Art. 201. Prescriptive period. No claim for compensation shall be
Art. 202. Erroneous payment
Art. 203. Prohibition. No agent, attorney or other person pursuing
Art. 204. Exemption from levy, tax, etc. All laws to the contrary
Art. 205. Record of death or disability
Art. 206. Notice of sickness, injury or death. Notice of sickness,
Art. 207. Penal provisions
Art. 208-A. Repeal. All existing laws, Presidential Decrees and
Art. 209. Medical care. The Philippine Medical Care Plan shall be
Art. 210. Adult education. Every employer shall render
Art. 211. Declaration of Policy
Art. 212. Definitions
Art. 213. National Labor Relations Commission. There shall be
Art. 214. Headquarters, Branches and Provincial Extension
Art. 215. Appointment and Qualifications. The Chairman and
Art. 216. Salaries, benefits and other emoluments. The
Art. 217. Jurisdiction of the Labor Arbiters and the
Art. 218. Powers of the Commission. The Commission shall
Art. 223. Appeal. Decisions, awards, or orders of the Labor Arbiter
Art. 224. Execution of decisions, orders or awards
Art. 225. Contempt powers of the Secretary of Labor. In the
Art. 226. Bureau of Labor Relations. The Bureau of Labor
Art. 227. Compromise agreements. Any compromise settlement,
Art. 229. Issuance of subpoenas. The Bureau shall have the
Art. 230. Appointment of bureau personnel. The Secretary of
Art. 231. Registry of unions and file of collective bargaining
Art. 232. Prohibition on certification election. The Bureau shall
Art. 233. Privileged communication. Information and statements
Art. 234. Requirements of registration. Any applicant labor
Art. 235. Action on application. The Bureau shall act on all
Art. 236. Denial of registration; appeal. The decision of the
Art. 237. Additional requirements for federations or national
Art. 238. Cancellation of registration; appeal. The certificate of
Art. 239. Grounds for cancellation of union registration. The
Art. 240. Equity of the incumbent. All existing federations and
Art. 241. Rights and conditions of membership in a labor
Art. 242. Rights of legitimate labor organizations. A legitimate
Art. 243. Coverage and employees¶ right to self-organization
Art. 244. Right of employees in the public service. Employees
Art. 245. Ineligibility of managerial employees to join any
Art. 246. Non-abridgment of right to self-organization. It shall
Art. 247. Concept of unfair labor practice and procedure for
Art. 248. Unfair labor practices of employers. It shall be
Art. 249. Unfair labor practices of labor organizations. It shall
Art. 250. Procedure in collective bargaining. The following
Art. 251. Duty to bargain collectively in the absence of
Art. 252. Meaning of duty to bargain collectively. The duty to
Art. 253-A. Terms of a collective bargaining agreement. Any
Art. 254. Injunction prohibited. No temporary or permanent
Art. 255. Exclusive bargaining representation and workers¶
Art. 256. Representation issue in organized establishments. In
Art. 257. Petitions in unorganized establishments. In any
Art. 258. When an employer may file petition. When requested
Art. 259. Appeal from certification election orders. Any party to
Art. 260. Grievance machinery and voluntary arbitration. The
Art. 261. Jurisdiction of Voluntary Arbitrators or panel of
Art. 262-A. Procedures. The Voluntary Arbitrator or panel of
Art. 262-B. Cost of voluntary arbitration and Voluntary
Art. 263. Strikes, picketing and lockouts
Art. 264. Prohibited activities
Art. 265. Improved offer balloting. In an effort to settle a strike,
Art. 266. Requirement for arrest and detention. Except on
Art. 267. Assistance by the Department of Labor. The
Art. 268. Assistance by the Institute of Labor and Manpower
Art. 269. Prohibition against aliens; exceptions. All aliens,
Art. 270. Regulation of foreign assistance
Art. 271. Applicability to farm tenants and rural workers. The
Art. 272. Penalties
Art. 273. Study of labor-management relations. The Secretary
Art. 274. Visitorial power. The Secretary of Labor and
Art. 275. Tripartism and tripartite conferences
Art. 276. Government employees. The terms and conditions of
Art. 277. Miscellaneous provisions
Art. 278. Coverage. The provisions of this Title shall apply to all
Art. 279. Security of tenure. In cases of regular employment, the
Art. 280. Regular and casual employment. The provisions of
Art. 281. Probationary employment. Probationary employment
Art. 282. Termination by employer. An employer may terminate
Art. 283. Closure of establishment and reduction of personnel
Art. 284. Disease as ground for termination. An employer may
Art. 285. Termination by employee
Art. 286. When employment not deemed terminated. The bona-
Art. 287. Retirement. Any employee may be retired upon reaching
Art. 288. Penalties. Except as otherwise provided in this Code, or
Art. 289. Who are liable when committed by other than natural
Art. 290. Offenses. Offenses penalized under this Code and the
Art. 291. Money claims. All money claims arising from employer-
Art. 292. Institution of money claims. Money claims specified in
Art. 293. Application of law enacted prior to this Code. All
Art. 294. Secretary of Labor to initiate integration of maternity
Art. 295. Funding of the Overseas Employment Development
Art. 296. Termination of the workmen¶s compensation
Art. 297. Continuation of insurance policies and indemnity
Art. 298. Abolition of the Court of Industrial Relations and the
Art. 299. Disposition of pending cases. All cases pending before
Art. 300. Personnel whose services are terminated. Personnel
Art. 301. Separability provisions. If any provision or part of this
Art. 302. Repealing clause. All labor laws not adopted as part of
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