Night work of women employees

Any woman employed in any industrial undertaking may be allowed to work beyond 10 o’clock at night, or beyond 12 o’clock midnight in the case of women employees of commercial or nonagricultural enterprises, in any of the following cases:
  1. In cases of actual or impending emergencies caused by serious accident, fire, flood, typhoon, earthquakes, epidemic or other disaster or calamity, to prevent loss of life or property or in cases of force majeure or imminent danger to public safety;
  2. In case of urgent work to be performed on machineries, equipment or installation, to avoid serious loss which the employer would otherwise suffer;
  3. Where the work is necessary to prevent serious loss of perishable goods;
  4. Where the woman employee holds a responsible position of a managerial or technical nature or where the woman employee has been engaged to provide health and welfare services;
  5. Where the nature of the work requires the manual skill and dexterity of women workers and the same cannot be performed with equal efficiency by male workers or where the employment of women is the established practice in the enterprises concerned on the date these Rules become effective; and
  6. Where the women employees are immediate members of the family operating the establishment or undertaking.
The Secretary of Labor shall from time to time determine cases analogous to the foregoing for purposes of this Section. (Section 5, Rule XII of the Implementing Rules of Book III of the Labor Code of the Philippines)