Amidst Business Sector’s Concerns, Government Set to End Subcontracting Practice

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to finally stop the illegal end of contract scheme in 2017, as well as the practice of sub-contracting. Labor advocates say that the practice serves as a breeding ground for violations of labor standards. Some businessmen, however, have warned that banning subcontracting might affect small and medium enterprises, which are cost-sensitive and would feel any upward adjustment in…

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