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HR Highlights: September 2017

Here are the top news, events, and announcements that shaped and steered the HR industry and labor in the Philippines in September 2017. Senate endorses TRAIN Bill The Senate has endorsed its own version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill on September 20. fjallraven rucksack The proposed law, called Senate Bill 1592, provides complete exemption for the first Php150,000 annual taxable income and retains the Php82,000 tax exemption for 13th month pay and [...]

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The Senate’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Bill and How It Affects Employees

The much anticipated Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) program has finally gained foothold in the Senate. Last September 20, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means officially endorsed Senate Bill 1592, its version of the tax reform package proposed by the Executive Branch. The said bill raises the take home pay of 99% of the individual income taxpayers in the country and exempts about 64% of all local workers — roughly 3.192 million Filipinos — from paying [...]

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How to Compute Holiday and Special Non-Working Day Pay in the Philippines

Long streaks of holidays and non-working days lie ahead, and for most of us in HR, this means one thing: special pay computations. nike air max femme pas cher Fjallraven Kanken Rucksack nike air max soldes While some employees are taking their much anticipated breaks, a lot of people will work as usual. air max pas cher Fjallraven Rucksack nike requin Some will even render overtime hours for additional income. To field atypical questions and preempt unnecessary disputes, [...]

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Employment in the Philippines: Results of the Latest Labor Force Survey

The numbers have spoken: the employment rate in the Philippines has hit a record low in July. Louboutin Pas Cher Fjallraven Kanken No2 According to the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the figure has gone down to 94.4% from 94.6% during the same period last year. Kanken Classic asics soldes That gives us an unemployment rate of 5.6% — the second lowest among all the July employment numbers since 2006 — [...]

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The Proposed Law Against Late Salaries and Wages

Everybody hates delayed salaries, but workers in the Philippines may no longer have to worry about them soon. Fjallraven Kanken UK nike requin Employers who pay their their workers late will be penalized — that is, if the the bill against delayed wages and salaries passes Congress and sees the light of day. House Bill 6537, short-titled “Timely Payment of Wages and/or Salaries Act of 2017,” is now being reviewed by the House of Representatives. Mochilas Kanken Mochilas Kanken [...]

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Strategic Workforce Planning: Factors and Tips to Consider

Great employers don’t rely on luck in finding and keeping the right talent. bottes ugg pas cher Instead of leaving things to chance, they spend huge amounts of resources in hiring and retaining excellent people. basket nike The best products and services, after all, can only come from the best workforce. adidas chaussures Get the wrong crowd on board, and your sales will surely suffer. Chaussures Adidas Casting the dream team requires money, reputation, and most of [...]

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