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What is the RA 11058?

What is the RA 11058?

The new RA 11058 law amends the 41-year-old Labor Code of the Philippines and covers all establishments, projects, sites, including Philippine economic zones and all other places of work except the public sector.

What is the IRR of RA 11058?

Department Order 198-18 Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 11058 ”An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof”

What is the latest law on occupational safety and health in the Philippines?

With the RA 11058, employers are now required to comply with occupational safety and health standards including informing workers on all types of hazards in the workplace and having the right to refuse unsafe work, as well as providing facilities and personal protective equipment for the workers, among others.

Who proposed RA 11058?

11058 entitled “An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Providing Penalties for Violations thereof” was signed into law by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 17 August 2018, while the IRR was approved and signed by Secretary Silvestre H.

What is RA 11058 and its IRR do 198 18?

198-18 (Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 11058) grants the safety officer the discretion to implement work stoppage or suspension of operations in cases of imminent danger. A Work Stoppage Order (WSO) shall be issued as soon as the imminent danger situation is confirmed to exist by the DOLE.

Who is responsible of the health and safety of the workplace?

Employers
Health and safety at work is everyone’s responsibility. Employers have responsibilities towards you. You have responsibilities towards your employer and your co-workers. Your employer is responsible for making sure that the workplace is safe, and that your health and safety are not put at risk.

When was the effectivity date of Ra No 11058?

This law was approved on August 17, 2018 while its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) were issued on December 16, 2018.

What is DOLE DO 18 A?

Prohibition on DOLE officials or employees. Any official or employee of the DOLE or its attached agencies is prohibited from engaging or having any interest in any contracting or subcontracting business.

What is Republic No 6715?

“The Secretary of Labor and Employment or his duly authorized representative may supervise the payment of unpaid wages and other monetary claims and benefits, including legal interest, found owing to any employee or househelper under this Code.”

Can I get separation pay if I resign?

Thus, the elementary rule is that an employee who voluntarily resigns from employment is not entitled to separation pay, except when it is stipulated in the employment contract or Collective Bargaining Agreement or based on established employer practice in the company.

What are the 3 basic health and safety rights at any workplace?

The Occupational Health and Safety Act entitles all employees to three fundamental rights: The right to know about health and safety matters. The right to participate in decisions that could affect their health and safety. The right to refuse work that could affect their health and safety and that of others.

What are the 3 duties of an employee?

In a nutshell, your employees are responsible for:

  • Taking reasonable care of their own health and safety.
  • Co-operating with you (their employer) and following instructions.
  • Not putting others in danger.
  • Report any hazards, illnesses or injuries.

What is RA 9262 in the Philippines?

RA 9262 , otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Law (“VAWC”), defines violence against women and children as “any act or a series of acts against a woman who is his wife, former wife or against a woman with whom the person has or had sexual or dating relationship, or against her child.