DOLE bares Labor Code violations in Camarines Norte
by RB Manlangit
Daet, Camarines Norte (21 June) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here has recorded some 47 cases of violation against labor code for the period January to May this year.
Ruben L. Romanillos, Chief Labor and Employment Officer said that of the 47 cases 30 were resolved resulting to the payment of employers to their employees a total of 139,507 while the 17 cases are for hearing.
He said that majority of cases were none payment of separation pay, 13th month pay and holiday pay; refund of cashbond; underpayment of wages; and illegal deductions.
Romanillos explained that they have their wages bracket to follow by the employers for their employees salaries.
He cited that they also conduct routine inspection once a year and special inspection for those establishments with employees complaint specially for those who do not implement the proper wages.
It will be recalled that last year they have recorded some 62 cases for violation against labor code as compared to 60 cases in 2008. (PIA Camarines Norte). [top]