NLRC: should give 30-day notice to worker, GMA retrenchment

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Right after when Jun Veleganio and Greggy Magdadaro were one of the GMA employees who were terminated without prior notice, the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) was asked about the rightful thing to do a company should be doing.

NLRC said that dismissal of an employee is based on “authorized causes” under Article 283 and 284 of the Labor Code, the law requires the employer to give both workers and the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) written notices 30 days ahead of the date of separation.

Furthermore, the only authorize termination of employment should be due to either installation of labor-saving devices, redundancy, retrenchment to prevent losses, and closing or cessation of operation of the establishment.