Since I am putting the JD up
Here are the benefits side
Work Hours, Salary and Benefits
Normal work Hours
o Start time is 0600
o Breaks are
o 0730 - 0830
o 1030 - 1045
o 1230 - 1430
o 1530 - 1545
During animal birth periods, times will vary according to animal needs.
Salary shall be paid in accordance with The Philippines Labor Code, Presidential Decree 224, as amended and the Bureau of Labor, Employment and Statistics, Department of Labor and Employment (Latest publication May 11, 2015)
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· Where an employee is made or permitted to work on his scheduled rest day, he shall be paid an additional compensation of at least thirty percent (30%) of his regular wage. An employee shall be entitled to such additional compensation for work performed on Sunday only when it is his established rest day.
· When the nature of the work of the employee is such that he has no regular workdays and no regular rest days can be scheduled, he shall be paid an additional compensation of at least thirty percent (30%) of his regular wage for work performed on Sundays and holidays.
· Work performed on any special holiday shall be paid an additional compensation of at least thirty percent (30%) of the regular wage of the employee. Where such holiday work falls on the employee’s scheduled rest day, he shall be entitled to an additional compensation of at least fifty per cent (50%) of his regular wage.
Salary will be evaluated quarterly. Merit increases will occur up to 10% annually at the employer's discretion.
Scheduled Day Off
The Agricultural Technician will receive 24 consecutive hours off every week, normally on alternative Saturday, Sunday or Official Holiday and subject to change or alteration based on the birthing of animals, animal sickness and employee special requests.
Official Holidays are
· New Year’s Day
· The first of May
· The thirtieth of December
· Maundy Thursday
· The twelfth of June
· The twenty-fifth of December
· Good Friday
· The fourth of July
· The day designated by law for holding a general election.
· The ninth of April
· The thirtieth of November
The employer will attempt to schedule days off on holidays but due to the limited amount of employees, the holidays will be divided. Additionally, The 1st of November will be included in the special day off designation.
Employees will have either November 1 or January 1 off, based on preference of the senior employee.
Pay Day and Location
The work week shall commence on Monday and conclude Sunday. To allow calculation for incidentals, overtime and bonuses, pay will be available on the farm by on or before 5pm on the Sunday immediately following the work week.
The employee, once employed for a calendar year, will be entitled to five days paid vacation at a time agreeable to employer and employee.
Thirteenth Month Pay
Thirteenth month pay will be paid on or before the 24th of December each year. The 13th month pay is computed based on 1/12 of the total basic salary of an employee received within a calendar year.
The Employer will contribute to the Social Security System and Philhealth. The employee share will be met as a payroll deduction.
Housing and Housing Rules
As a "stay-in" position, the employee will be provided free of charge with basic housing including water and power for the employee. The employee is entitled to use power for LED room lighting, a stand fan, a small television, radio and phone chargers. All other electrical items must be agreed upon by employer.
A salary deduction of 50 pesos per week will be deducted from the employee's salary for any a spouse staying in the premises provided that the arrangement is pre-approved.
Housing must be maintained by employees. Minor repairs are to be done immediately.General wear and tear is acceptable but damages to housing will be deducted from salary. All water leaks must be reported and/or repaired immediately.
Unless at employer sponsored events, the consumption of alcohol on the premises is strictly prohibited.
There are to be no visitors without pre-approved consent within the farm area.
As a performance, productivity and retention incentive, the employee will qualify for a bi-annual rolling bonus based on farm sales. The Bonus will be paid as follows:
- 1.5% of the net sale price of all farm sales to be included in the paycheck following delivery.
- 1.5% of the net sale price will be accumulated and paid on the first pay check in July provided that employee is gainfully employed with employer
- 1.5% of the net sale price will be paid on the last pay check in December provided that employee is gainfully employed with employer
Net sale price is based on cash collection following deduction of the costs of advertising, transportation, permits and fees to complete the sale
Bonuses will be reduced if lack of diligence causes greater than industry average livestock losses. An example of this would be loss of live birth piglets crushed by the sow during the first week.
Errors in shipping caused by employees resulting in income losses will be deducted from bonuses
The employer reserves to modify bonus program without warning and at any time. These changes will not effect accruals.
As a non-domestic worker, there are no meal provisions as benefits unless the employee is traveling away from the farm for work related duties and/or mandatory training. The employee, with participation in maintenance of vegetable gardens and fruit trees is entitled to his/her fair share of fruits and vegetables for consumption by him and his pre-approved immediate family living on premises. No farm livestock or products are to be slaughtered or consumed without permission. Ducks and duck eggs are available for consumption provided that a minimum of twenty female and 5 males per breed are maintained. No produce or animal products are to be taken off the farm.
Education and Training
From time to time, there will be mandatory seminars requiring travel and lodging. All fees, fares and expenses asocciated with travel will be shouldered by the employer in accordance with Travel Expenses Policy and Procedure.
Following the fourth month of employment, the employer will provide up to PhP3,000 in expenses and 3 paid days annually for training seminars not considered mandatory. Approval of the program must be requested and approved in advance.