Case Digest: Serrano vs Gallant Maritime Services (2009)

Whether or not the subject clause violates Section 10, Article III of the Constitution on non-impairment of contracts? Continue reading Case Digest: Serrano vs Gallant Maritime Services (2009)

ESALYN CHAVEZ v. HON. EDNA BONTO-PEREZ

G.R. No. 109808. March 1, 1995.] ESALYN CHAVEZ, Petitioner, v. HON. EDNA BONTO-PEREZ, HON. ROGELIO T. RAYALA, HON. DOMINGO H. ZAPANTA, HON. JOSE N. SARMIENTO, CENTRUM PROMOTIONS & PLACEMENT CORPORATION, JOSE A. AZUCENA, JR., and TIMES SURETY & INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., LABOR AND SOCIAL LEGISLATION; WAGES; SIDE AGREEMENT TO REDUCE WAGES; NULLIFIED IN; CASE AT BAR. — The managerial commission agreement executed by petitioner to authorize her Japanese employer to deduct Two Hundred Fifty U.S. Dollars (US$250.00) from her monthly basic salary is void because it is against our existing laws, morals and public policy. It cannot supersede the standard … Continue reading ESALYN CHAVEZ v. HON. EDNA BONTO-PEREZ

C.F. SHARP CREW MANAGEMENT, INC. v. PEREZ

G.R. No. 194885, January 26, 2015 C.F. SHARP CREW MANAGEMENT, INC. AND REEDEREI CLAUS PETER OFFEN, Petitioners, v. CLEMENTE M. PEREZ, Respondent. VILLARAMA, JR., J.: FACTS: Petitioners C.F. Sharp Crew Management hired respondent as Oiler on board the vessel M/V P&O Nedlloyd Rio Grande. The parties signed the 10-month employment contract3 on May 22, 2000 and they agreed to comply with the 1996 Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Standard Employment Contract (POEA-SEC).� Respondent�s employment is also covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). While the Rio Grande was in Singapore on November 1, 2000, respondent failed to report for duty.� But … Continue reading C.F. SHARP CREW MANAGEMENT, INC. v. PEREZ

VIR-JEN SHIPPING vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION, et al

G.R. No. L-58011 & L-58012 November 18, 1983 VIR-JEN SHIPPING AND MARINE SERVICES, INC., petitioner, vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION, et al  FACTS: The Seamen entered into separate contracts of employment with the Company, engaging them to work on board M/T’ Jannu for a period of twelve (12) months. After verification and approval of their contracts by the NSB, the Seamen boarded their vessel in Japan. ITF- is the acronym for the International Transport Workers Federation, a militant international labor organization with affiliates in different ports of the world, which reputedly can tie down a vessel in a port by … Continue reading VIR-JEN SHIPPING vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION, et al