philippines - Employment & Labour Law - Judgments & Rulings

Lingnam Restaurant v Skills & Talent Employment Pool Inc and Another

Date: 03 December 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 214667; Source: Supreme Court

Henry Dionio v Trans-Global Maritime Agency Inc and 2 Others

Date: 19 November 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 217362; Source: Supreme Court

Julius Q Apelanio v Arcanys Inc and Another

Date: 14 November 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 227098; Source: Supreme Court

Guagua National Colleges v Court of Appeals and 2 Others

Date: 28 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 188492; Source: Supreme Court

Lorna B Dionio v ND Shipping Agency and Allied Services Inc and Another

Date: 15 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 231096; Source: Supreme Court

Societe Internationale De Telecommunications Aeronautiques (SITA) and 3 Others v Theodore L Huliganga

Date: 20 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 215504; Source: Supreme Court

Skippers United Pacific Inc and Another v Estelito S Lagne

Date: 20 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 217036; Source: Supreme Court

Jose John C Guerrero v Philippine Transmarine Carriers Inc and 2 Others

Date: 03 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 222523; Source: Supreme Court

Reynaldo S Geraldo v The Bill Sender Corporation and Another

Date: 03 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 222219; Source: Supreme Court

Philippine Hammonia Ship Agency and 2 Others v Ferdinand Z Israel

Date: 03 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 200258; Source: Supreme Court

Salvador P Almagro and 4 Others v Philippine Airlines Inc and 2 Others

Date: 12 September 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 204803; Source: Supreme Court

Oscar D Gamboa v Maunlad Trans Inc and 2 Others

Date: 20 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 232905; Source: Supreme Court

CF Sharp Crew Management Inc/ Manny Sabino and Another v Jowell P Santos

Date: 01 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 213731; Source: Supreme Court

Sheryll R Cabanas v Abelardo G Luzano Law Office and Another

Date: 02 July 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 225803; Source: Supreme Court

Mon C Anuat v Pacific Ocean Manning Inc/Trans Star Shipping Agency Corporation and 2 Others

Date: 23 July 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 220898; Source: Supreme Court

Association of Retired Court of Appeals Justices Inc v Hon Florencio Abad Jr

Date: 10 July 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 210204; Source: Supreme Court

Development Bank of the Philippines v Commission on Audit

Date: 03 July 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 210838; Source: Supreme Court

Phil-Man Marine Agency Inc and Another v Aniano P Dedace Jr

Date: 04 July 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 199162; Source: Supreme Court

Lino A Fernandez Jr v Manila Electric Company

Date: 25 June 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 226002; Source: Supreme Court

Philsynergy Maritime Inc and Another v Columbano Pagunsan Gallano Jr

Date: 06 June 2018; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 228504; Source: Supreme Court

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