Villaraza & Angangco ("V&A Law") is the sole contributor to the Philippine Chapter of The Legal 500 (Legalease) Employment & Labor Law Country Comparative Guide for 2022.
Written by V&A Law's Alejandro Alfonso E. Navarro
, Rashel Ann C. Pomoy
, and Lawrence Ivan Manalo of the Firm's Labor and Employment Department, the country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the employment and labor laws and regulations applicable in the Philippines. The guide particularly examines various aspects of termination of employment and the key legal developments governing the labor landscape as the Philippine economy continues to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, such as alternative working arrangements and measures to protect employees and avoid redundancies. Further, the guide explores foreseeable legal changes and how employers can prepare for the possible impact of these changes.