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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Mandatory Remittance of Foreign Exchange Earnings


Requirement: All overseas Filipino workers are required to remit a portion of their foreign exchange earnings ranging from 50% to 80%, depending on the worker’s kind of job, to their families, dependents and/or beneficiaries (Rule VIII, Book III, POEA Rules)

  • Seamen or Merchants – 80%
  • Workers for Filipino Contractors and Construction companies – 70%
  • Professionals whose Employment Contract provided for Lodging Facilities- 70%
  • Professional without Board and Lodging- 50%
  • Domestic and other Service Workers- 50%
  • All other workers- 50%

Allowed leaves under Philippine Law


  1. Battered Woman Leave/ BWL – 10 days
  2. Special Leave or Surgical Leave – 2 months
  3. Solo Parent Leave- not more than 7 days
  4. Paternity Leave – 7 days
  5. Maternity Leave- 60 days for normal delivery and 78 days for caesarians
  6. Service Incentive Leave- 5 days

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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updates on labor law


sin tax law


Monday, August 18, 2014

kasambahay law made easy.

simple tip in criminal law

JUST TRY TO READ AGAIN AND AGAIN THE BOOK OF LUIS REYES BOOK I AND II IN CRIMINAL LAW. ALL OF THE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ARE ALL IN THE BOOK. YOU DON'T HAVE TO LOOK FOR ANOTHER REVIEWER. MASTERY OF THE SUBJECT MATTER IS THE KEY IN PASSING THE BAR. GOOD LUCK 2014 BAR CANDIDATES!

Bar exams Question in Mercantile law

try to answer bar exams questions on your own to check if your ready to take the bar. simple test can really make a difference. one should be familiarized with the doctrines explained by the Supreme Court. question no. 17. Explain these two doctrines in Maritime accidents- a. the doctrine of inscrutable fault. b. the doctrine of limited liability. - - - - - -
- - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - -- - -- - Answer: a. under the doctrine of inscrutable fault, where fault is established but the it cannot be determined which of the two vessels were at fault, both shall be deemed to have been at fault. b. under the doctrine of limited liability, the exclusively real and hypothecary nature of maritime law operates to limit the liability of the shipowner to the value of the vessel, earned freightage and proceeds of the insurance. however, such doctrine does not apply if the shipowner and captain are guilty of negligence. visit as often as you can, for to be familiarized with the law.