month pay for all government and non-government employees every year has been filed at the Senate.
Senate Bill 1645 filed by Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III provides that all government and non-government rank and file employees should be entitled to 14 month pay every year.
That represents approximately billion per year in sick days and lost productivity.
It's no wonder that some companies are considering requiring that employees get a flu vaccine every flu season.
As yet, the UK has not consolidated a comprehensive definition of the people to whom employment rights and duties apply.
Statute and case law, both domestic and European, use 2 main definitions, with approximately six others.
“The 13th month pay shall be paid not later than June 14th and the 14th month pay shall be paid not later than December 24th of every year provided however that the frequency of payment of this monetary benefits may be the subject of agreement between employer and employee or any recognized/ collective bargaining agent of employees, “ the bill said.
The hospital decided not to grant exemptions and terminated the workers when they refused to change their minds.
Seasonal flu is not only unpleasant for employers and employees, it's expensive.
Each flu season, nearly 111 million workdays are lost because of the flu, the US Department of Health & Human Services has found.
The EU does have one consolidated definition of a ‘worker’, which is someone who has a contract for work in return for a wage, and also stands as the more vulnerable party to the contract.
This reflects the kernel of classical labour law theory, that an employment contract is one infused with “inequality of bargaining power”, and stands as a justification for mandating additional terms to what might otherwise be agreed under a system of total freedom of contract.
For the hospital, maintaining a healthy work environment was critical.