Suggested readings re type of employment


Employment is typically governed by employment laws, regulations or legal contracts.

For example, a project employee is defined under Article 280 of the Labor Code as one whose employment has been fixed for a specific project or undertaking, the completion or termination of which has been determined at the time of the engagement of the employee or where the work or services to be performed is seasonal in nature and the employment is for the duration of the season. (G.R. No. 229121. August 23, 2017)

Other than project employment, there are under types of employment under Philippine labor law. They are regular employment, casual employment, seasonal employment and fixed-term employment.

[1] D.M. Consunji, Inc. v. Gobres, G.R. No. 169170, August 8, 2010, 627 SCRA 145.

[2] G.R. No. 141464, September 21, 2005, 470 SCRA 461.

[3] Caseres v. Universal Robina Sugar Milling Corporation (URSUMCO), G.R. 159343, September 28, 2007, 534 SCRA 356.

[4] Brent School, Inc. v. Zamora, G.R. No. 48494, February 5, 1990, 181 SCRA 702.

[5] G.R. No. 176627, August 24, 2007, 531 SCRA 253.[6] Caro v. Rilloraza and Workmen's Compensation Commission, 102 Phil 61 (1957).

[7] Article 280, paragraph 2 of the Labor Code provides: x x x x any employee who has rendered at least one year of service, whether such service is continuous or broken, shall be considered a regular employee with respect to the activity in which he is employed and his employment shall continue while such activity exists.

[8] Bank of Lubao, Inc. v. Manabat, G.R. No. 188722, February 1, 2012, 664 SCRA 772.

[9] G.R. No. 170904, November 13, 2013, 709 SCRA 330.

[10] G.R. No. 166554, November 27, 2008, 572 SCRA 89.

[11] Loon v. Power Master, Inc., G.R. No. 189404, December 11, 2013, 712 SCRA 440.

[12] Article 111, Labor Code.

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