Rights and Benefits of Filipino Workers

Topics: Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act, Corazon Aquino Pages: 3 (858 words) Published: October 16, 2012
Social Security System (SSS), isang ahensya ng gobyerno na nangangasiwa sa mga benipisyo ng mga manggagawa at karaniwang mga Pilipino tulad ng sickness benifit, maternity benifit sa mga kababaihan, salary loan, calamity loan at marami pang iba. Maituturing itong seguridad ito ng bawat mamamayan.

Ang Pag-IBIG Fund Ovearseas Program(POP) ay isang uri ng pag-iimpok at housing loan program ng Home Development Mutual Fund(HDMF), mas lalong kilala bilang  Pag-IBIG Fund, na naglalayong magbigay sa mga overseas Filipino workers (ofws) at mga imigrante ng pagkakataong makapag-impok para sa kanilang kinabukasan at ng pagkakataong magkaroon ng sariling tahanan.

The 13th Month pay by definition according to the labor code means one twelfth (1/12) of the basic salary of an employee within a calendar year. Please take note of the because it has something to do with how you compute for it. The 13th month pay is mandated under Presidential Decree No. 851 by former President Ferdinand Marcos. Some changes were made in the revised guidelines issued during the time of President Corazon Aquino. Check the links for details on this law. Overtime pay is the additional compensation payable to employee for services or work rendered beyond the normal eight hours of work.Overtime pay rates depend upon the day the work is performed, whether it is ordinary working day, special day, holiday or rest day. Service incentive leave Every employee who has rendered at least one year of service shall be entitled to a yearly service incentive leave of five days with pay. Service incentive leave, as provided in Art. 95 of the Labor Code, is a yearly leave benefit of five (5) days with pay, enjoyed by an employee who has rendered at least one year of service. Night Work & Shift Work -Extra pay for working night shifts is a matter of agreement between the employer and the employee (or the employee's representative). The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require extra pay for night work....
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