SEIRI vs. JESUS J. COMING (G.R. No. 186621; March 12, 2014)

FULL TEXT: SOUTH EAST INTERNATIONAL RATTAN, INC. and/or ESTANISLAO1 AGBAY, Petitioners, vs. JESUS J. COMING, Respondent. (G.R. No. 186621; March 12, 2014)

Before the Court is a petition for review on certiorari under Rule 45 to reverse and set aside the Decision2 dated February 21, 2008 and Resolution3 dated February 9, 2009 of the Court of Appeals (CA) in CA-GR. CEB-SP No. 02113.

Petitioner South East International Rattan, Inc. (SEIRI) is a domestic corporation engaged in the business of manufacturing and exporting furniture to various countries with principal place of business at Paknaan, Mandaue City, while petitioner Estanislao Agbay, as per records, is the President and General Manager of SEIRI.

On November 3, 2003, respondent Jesus J. Coming filed a complaint for illegal dismissal, underpayment of wages, non-payment of holiday pay, 13th month pay and service incentive leave pay, with prayer for reinstatement, back wages, damages and attorney’s fees.