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How HR Managers Should Deal With Employee Complaints

Dealing with employee complaints proves to be one of the toughest parts of being an HR manager. In worst cases, it means having to face so many things at once: a gap in the company’s policies, an error caused by a colleague (or even by yourself!), a lack of resources, and an emotional fit thrown by a valued employee. You’ll never know what’s coming your way — payroll disputes, a harassment-related grievance, an aggravated conflict between rank-and-files and their [...]

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HR Highlights: August 2017

Here are the top news, events, and announcements that shaped and steered the HR industry and labor in the Philippines in August 2017. DOLE announces pay rules for 2018 holidays The Department of Labor of Employment (DOLE) published last August 10 the prescribed computation of wages for 2018 holidays. Labor Advisory No. 10, s. 2017 or the “Payment of Wages for the Regular and Special (Non-Working) Holidays for the Year 2018” is set to guide private sector employers in determining how [...]

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Congress Passes Compressed Workweek Bill. Here’s What It Adds to the Labor Code

Last week, the House of Representatives approved on final reading House Bill 6152 – a bill that allows companies to opt for a 4-day or compressed workweek. Under this setup, employees can work beyond 8 hours a day in exchange for up to 3 rest days per week. nike air max 1 pas cher House Bill 6152 amends Articles 83, 87, and 91 of the Labor Code of the Philippines. new balance femme It adds rules and conditions [...]

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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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Separation Pay vs Final Pay: What’s the Difference?

Talking to outgoing employees about final and separation pay can be quite tricky. A lot of people don’t know that there’s a difference between the two, so you’ll first have to identify which of them you should discuss. If an employee is entitled to both, you may have to distinguish one from the other. Doing so demands ample knowledge of the laws on salary and wages, something that we HR leaders are expected to have. Kanken Big So how [...]

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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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Digital Trends That Are Changing The HR Industry

There’s no doubt about it: HR is going digital. asics gel lyte In the recently held Philippine HR Congress, HR leader, businessman, and bestselling author Roger Collantes talked about how technology has gained traction in the industry in the past few years, and how it has given rise to the need for “digital HR leaders.” This new breed of HR leaders embraces technological trends with skyrocketing levels of agility and adaptability. They want accuracy, but are unwilling to [...]

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Lessons from PLDT’s Recent Labor Controversy: Employee Regularization and Contracting in PH

As HR practitioners, we shouldn’t just be familiar with labor laws; we also need to make sure that our companies abide by them. Fjallraven Kanken Sales Taking care of employees involves sticking up for their rights, after all. Fjallraven Mochilas adidas ace Besides, no company wants to be identified with unfair labor practices. Last July 21, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Incorporation (PLDT) to regularize 8,720 employees. The said employees had been [...]

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5 Steps to Maintain and Promote Discipline at Work

In his best-selling management book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t, business consultant and lecturer Jim Collins said, “A culture of discipline is not a principle of business, it is a principle of greatness.” We all know the deal: in order for a company to succeed, discipline should sit at its core. No one should lose sight of the predefined vision and values. As HR managers and leaders, we’re tasked to make everyone [...]

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4 Common Mistakes HR Teams Commit after the Hiring Process

HR responsibilities do not end after a successful applicant signs the contract. They extend to orientations for new hires and even to performance evaluation. It’s HR’s task to make new recruits feel welcome in their new workplace, let them know the rules, and ensure that they live up to the expectations that have been set during the interviews. chaussure timberland homme However, some companies tend to skip the needed introductions or go through them in a rush. This usually [...]

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