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Labor Code of the Philippines



The Labor Code's objectives include the promotion and maintenance of a state of full employment through improved manpower, training, allocation, and utilization; the protection of every citizen desiring to work locally or overseas by securing for him the best possible terms and conditions of employment; the management of the free choice of available employment by persons seeking work in conformity with the national interest; the management and regulation of the movement of workers in conformity with the national interest; the supervision of the employment of aliens, including the establishment of a registration and/or work permit system; the strengthening of the network of public employment offices and the rationalization of the participation of the private sector in the recruitment and placement of workers, locally and overseas, to serve national objectives; and the careful selection of Filipino workers for overseas employment in order to protect the good name of the Philippines abroad. The Labor Code provides requirements for registration for labor foreigners and labor organizations.

Reporting Exchange






Issuer (type)

Department of Labour and Employment (Government)

Instrument type


Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


Text analysis

    • Low 0.56%
    • Moderate 0.13%
    • E focus: soil, water, environment
    • S focus: collective bargaining, compensation, discrimination, employment practices, recruitment, working time, children
    • G focus: corruption, financial report, audit
    • Administrative services, Agriculture, Arts, Finance, Health, Management, Manufacturing, Mining, Public administration, Transportation