MTF Updates – DOLE Labor Advisory No. 18 dated May 18, 2020
Dear Valued Clients and Friends,
We are sending to you a copy of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Labor Advisory No. 18 dated May 18, 2020, providing for the guidelines on the cost of Covid-19 prevention and control measures.
The employer shall shoulder the cost of Covid-19 prevention and control measures such as, but not limited to the following: testing, disinfection facilities, hand sanitizers, personal protective equipment, among others. No costs related to or incidental to Covid-19 prevention and control measures shall be charged directly or indirectly to the workers.
The DOLE Regional Offices shall provide appropriate assistance to all employers and contractors to facilitate compliance to issued Covid-19 workplace prevention and control by various government agencies.
Should you have questions on the above article, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
Mata-Perez, Tamayo & Francisco
May 19, 2020