Commentary

2.3 Other withholding

Philippines
Philippines | Commentary

2.3 Other withholding

Philippines | Commentary

2.3     Other withholding

Civil debt collection through wage garnishing is not allowed in the Philippines. Employers are only allowed to deduct:

  1.  

    •     amounts required under the withholding system

  2.  

    •     recompense for premiums paid by the employer for insurance of the employee (consent is required)

  3.  

    •     union dues for recognised unions, where written consent has been given by the employee

(Labor Code, Art 113)

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