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In the Labor Arbiter (LA) level, Karina won. The LA ordered that her employer, Banjay Burger (BB), reinstate her and pay 52,000 pesos representing unpaid wages and other forms of damages. BB wants to appeal the decision to the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC).

[1] What are the requisites of an appeal to the NLRC?
[2] Should BB choose to reinstate Karina on payroll and later win in the NLRC level with finality, is Karina required to pay BB back the salaries she earned but not worked for after the LA decision? Why or why not?

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