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Closing the Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap still exists, and, as leaders and people managers, we have one of the biggest stakes in closing it. The fact that women have yet to earn as much as men keeps us from building a stronger workforce. It ushers in a host of problems we work hard to avoid every day: unnecessary turnover, skill shortages, missed opportunities for business growth, and even a bad rap among young and driven jobseekers. The Philippines holds a reputation [...]

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How DOLE’s New Ban on Forced Wearing of High Heels Protects Female Employees

As HR leaders, we take delight in seeing pro-employee policies see the light of day — especially when those policies promote health and safety in the workplace. Fjallraven Kanken Kids The most recent example? The department order signed by DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III last August 25: an order that prohibits employers from requiring female workers to wear high heels at work. Christian Louboutin Pas Cher The new regulation defines “high heels” as shoes with narrow and [...]

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Bye, TGIF; Hello, TGIT! The Benefits and Drawbacks of Having 4-Day Workweeks

Got mixed feelings about working longer hours in exchange for longer weekends? One thing’s for sure: the idea no longer seems as vague and as far-fetched as it used to be. Fjallraven Kanken Sales Recently, House Bill 6152 — more popularly known as the compressed or 4-day workweek bill — made waves when it passed its third and final reading at the House of Representatives. Now that the proposed law has gone to the Senate, it appears as if [...]

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Age Doesn’t Matter According to this Law

Age discrimination is one of the reasons why employment is difficult to find in the Philippines. In some cases, aging employees are denied of promotions or even forced to take early retirement. Christian Louboutin Pas Cher Biased companies require applicants to put their exact age before considering their application to be qualified. ffxiv gold bottes timberland Now, it’s time that we end this practice. Here some things you need to know about Republic Act No. adidas [...]

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Four Ways to Better Deal With Bureaucratic Red Tape

Way back in 2007, the Philippine legislation has passed the Anti-Red Tape Act. fjällräven kanken rucksack chaussures timberland pas cher This was meant to create a framework of implementing rules for all government transactions in order to speed up important processes. asics france However, years later in 2015, the Philippines still places 103rd out of 189 world economies, when ranked according to ease of doing business. Red tape is still a prevalent problem for businesses. Among the different employees [...]

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The Most Important Employee Rights at the Workplace

Ruby works at one of the many call centers in Metro Manila. Her monthly salary is 7,500 pesos or 288.46 pesos per day for every 26 working days. adidas messi Her fellow office worker Daryl gets 8,000 pesos a month. Compared to what he receives, Ruby’s salary is not much to provide for her three children’s needs. nike air max 1 Both might not know that the daily minimum wage in Metro Manila is actually 481 pesos. Also, Ruby [...]

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