Employment FAQs:


Q: Is employment a relationship between two parties?

A: Yes, and usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, co-operative or other entity is the employer and the other is the employee.

Q: Is employment an unequal power relation between competing groups that is embedded in and inseparable from systemic inequalities throughout the socio-politico-economic system?

A: Yes.

Q: Is employment sues?

A: Yes.

Q: Is employment no guarantee of escaping poverty?

A: Yes, and the International Labour Organization estimates that as many as 40% of workers are poor, not earning enough to keep their families above the $2 a day poverty line.

Q: Is employment typically governed by employment laws or regulations or legal contracts?

A: Yes.

Q: Is employment offered after a test employment?

A: Yes.

Q: Is employment regulated under the Labor Code of the Philippines by the Department of Labor and Employment?

A: Yes.