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Name: Department Order No. 5. Rules XIV of the Rules Implementing Book III of the Labor Code on Employment of Homeworkers, 1992.
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Homeworkers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1992-02-04
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-1992-R-71130
Bibliography: Order on-line Order on-line Department of Labor and Employment, Philippines (consulted on 2005-08-22)
Abstract/Citation: Sets out the rules for conditions of work for homeworkers. These include the registration of homeworkers' organizations; the registration of employers, contractors and sub-contractors; modalities for the payment of work; the establishment of standard rates for homeworkers; the prohibition on deductions from earnings except in certain circumstances; the conditions for payment of work done; provisions for the enforcement of the rules; the setting out of the duties of employers, contractors and sub-contractors; the employment of minors; the prohibition on working with explosives, fireworks, drugs, poisons and other articles that require exposure to toxic substances; and the provision of technical assistance to homeworkers' organizations, employers, contractors and sub-contractors.
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