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Questions on Labor Law

TRUE or FALSE. Write True if the statement is correct and Write False if the
statement is wrong. There is no need to explain your answer if the statement is
1. Managerial employees refer to those whose primary duty consists of the
management of the establishment in which they are employed or of a department
or subdivision thereof, and to other officers or members of the managerial staff.
2. Under time work on any particular day shall not be offset by overtime work on
any other day
3. When the work is necessary to prevent loss or damage to perishable goods, the
employer can oblige you to render OT
4. Employer may pay the wages of an employee by means of promissory notes,
vouchers, coupons, tokens, tickets, chits, or any object other than legal tender,
when expressly requested by the employee.
5. Wages shall be paid directly to the workers to whom they are due- this is an
absolute rule
6. Probationary employment shall not exceed six (6) months from the date the
employee started working, unless it is covered by an apprenticeship agreement
stipulating a longer period.
7. Inhuman and unbearable treatment given to the employer by the employee is a
just cause of termination by the ER to EE
8. Retail, service and agricultural establishments or operations employing not more
than ten (10) employees or workers are exempted from giving retirement pay
9. Apprenticeable occupation means any trade, form of employment or occupation
which requires more than three (3) months of practical training on the job
supplemented by related theoretical instruction
10. It shall be the duty of every employer to give his employees not more than sixty
(60) minutes time-off for their regular meals.
11. An employee shall be entitled to such additional compensation for work
performed on Sunday only when it is his established rest day
12. Maternity benefit under the labor code is different from that provided by SSS Law
13. Every worker shall be paid his regular daily wage during regular holidays,
including those in retail and service establishments regularly employing less than
ten (10) workers
14. An employee who is allowed to work after a probationary period shall be
considered a regular employee.
15. Rest periods of short duration during working hours shall be counted as hours
16. Learners are persons hired as trainees in semi-skilled and other industrial
occupations which are non-apprenticeable and which may be learned through
practical training on the job in a relatively short period of time which shall not
exceed three (3) months.
17. Every employee shall be paid a night shift differential of not less than ten percent
(10%) of his regular wage for each hour of work performed between ten oclock
in the evening and six oclock in the morning.
18. In paternity leave legality of marriage is a requisite
19. Labor Code applies to house helpers and drivers
20. Possessing the ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions is a
requirement to be a learner
21. A person who cannot walk could be considered not a handicapped worker
22. DOLE is the agency of the government protecting the labor
23. A notice is needed when an EE terminates his employment when it is unjustified
24. Compulsory retirement is 65 y/o
25. August 25 is a special holiday
26. Only the employers commit unfair labor practice
27. There are only one rule in case of strike
28. All strikes are valid
29. Even employees are authorized to terminate employment
30. Sixty years old is compulsory retirement age.