Judicial affidavits should be required after Pre-Trial

Judical affidavits are best submitted after the Pre-Trial. It is ineffective and inefficient to require submission of judicial affidavits before Pre-Trial. During Pre-Trial, parties may enter into stipulations to limit and guide the flow of trial via the Pre-Trial Order. Thus, a judicial affidavit would be limited to the contents of the Pre-Trial Order. It … Continue reading Judicial affidavits should be required after Pre-Trial

RA 11261 First Time Jobseekers Assistance Act

Key points: All Government offices/agencies, without exception, are prohibited from collecting any fees or charges paid in connection with the application for and the granting of licenses, proofs of identification, clearances, certificates or other documents usually required in the course of employment locally or abroad.The benefit may be availed only once.The first time jobseeker is … Continue reading RA 11261 First Time Jobseekers Assistance Act

DOLE’s regularization program and small businesses

Over 500K employees were regularized following DOLE's program. No baseline as to how many employees are non-regulars. Regularization drive does not consider effects on small and medium businesses. It is a good feeling to be a regular employee. I recall an HR Manager telling me that an employee who had been with them for some … Continue reading DOLE’s regularization program and small businesses