Permissible Contracting under DOLE D.O. 174-17

Last week, I posted my first look at DOLE's Department Order No. 174-17, which supersedes Department Order No. 18-A, series of 2011, or the Rules and Regulations Implementing Article 106 to 109 of the Labor Code (otherwise known as the Law on Labor Contracting or Subcontracting).     I've made further comparisons between D.O. 18-A … Continue reading Permissible Contracting under DOLE D.O. 174-17

CHANGES TO THE RULES ON LEGITIMATE CONTRACTING UNDER D.O. 174-17

A FIRST LOOK AT DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 174-17 IMPLEMENTING ARTICLES 106 TO 109 OF THE LABOR CODE SUBSTANTIAL CAPITAL (Section 3 (l)) Substantial Capital has been increased to paid-up capital stock/shares of 5 Million Pesos for corporations, partnerships and cooperatives; in the case of single proprietorship, a net worth of at least 5 Million Pesos … Continue reading CHANGES TO THE RULES ON LEGITIMATE CONTRACTING UNDER D.O. 174-17

Vicarious Liability: Employer’s Liability for Acts of its Employees

I. CONCEPT GENERAL RULE: Whoever committed the act or omission causing damage to another is liable for such damage to the injured person. EXCEPTION: In the doctrine of vicarious liability, another person is made responsible for the acts or omissions of another. The essence is the relationship between the person responsible and the one who … Continue reading Vicarious Liability: Employer’s Liability for Acts of its Employees