Overtime pay

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7:01 p.m. By Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho The rendition of overtime work and the submission of sufficient proof that said work was actually performed are conditions to be satisfied before a seafarer could be entitled to overtime pay. The Supreme Court held that the correct criterion in determining whether or not

Post-contract death and medical records on board the vessel

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 3:55 p.m. By Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho A seafarer ’s illness which caused his post-repatriation death must be properly documented during the term of his contract in relation to death compensation benefits.  As a general rule, the death of the seafarer should occur during the effectivity of the employment contract in order

Seafarer’s stress and stroke

Monday, January 21, 2019, 5:58 p.m. By Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho A seafarer who suffered a stroke on board the vessel must be compensated due to work-related stress. In the case of  Magsaysay Mitsui OSK Marine, Inc, v. Bengson (G.R. No. 198528, October 13, 2014) disregarded the employer ’s claim that the seafarer’s hypertensive cardiovascular disease is not compensable

Unconstitutionality of escrow provision in the Magna Carta

Monday, January 14, 2019, 3:20 p.m. By Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho   The escrow provision in the proposed Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers violates the constitutional guarantee on equal protection. The Joint  Manning Group is pushing for the inclusion of an escrow provision which is a mere dilatory tactic in the execution of the seafarers’ monetary awards.

Stroke and seafarer’s stress

Monday, January 14, 2019, 3:18 p.m. By Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho A seafarer who suffered stroke on board the vessel must be compensated due to work-related stress.  In the case of  Magsaysay Mitsui OSK Marine, Inc, v. Bengson (G.R. No. 198528, October 13, 2014) disregarded the employer’s claim that the seafarer’s hypertensive cardio-vascular disease is not compensable on

SVBB Rolls Out Its IP Audit Seminar

4th SVBB IP Seminar Following the 3rd IP Audit Seminar held last November 29th, 2018, the 4th IP Audit Seminar was held last December 16, 2018 for the top executives and department heads of Chocovron Global Corp at Chocovron Global Corp’s office located at Lot 42A Magsaysay Rd. Brgy. San Antonio, San Pedro Laguna, Philippines.

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