Employee Benefits in the Philippines
The Philippines is seen as one of Asia’s most socially progressive countries, because of its commitment to providing citizens with secured livelihoods; the Philippine constitution guarantees individuals complete social, economic and cultural rights. Female employees and the primary labor force are granted special rights. However, the county has a long way to go in terms of providing full social entitlement to all citizens. Furthermore, distribution of benefits is unbalanced, and only a small proportion of the population benefits.
The report provides in-depth industry analysis, information and insights into employee benefits in the Philippines, including:
- An overview of state and compulsory benefits in the Philippines
- Detailed information about private benefits in the Philippines
- Insights into various central institutions responsible for the administration of the different branches of social security
- The regulatory framework of employee benefits in the Philippines
This report provides a detailed analysis of employee benefits in the Philippines:
Reasons To Buy
- It offers a detailed analysis of the key government-sponsored employee benefits, along with private benefits.
- It covers an exhaustive list of employee benefits, including retirement benefits , death in service benefits, long-term disability benefits, short-term sickness benefits, medical benefits, workmen’s compensation, maternity and paternity benefits, unemployment, overtime pay, leave and holidays, consolidated loans, emergency loans and private benefits.
- It highlights the economic and regulatory situations relating to employee benefits in the Philippines.
- Make strategic decisions using in-depth information related to employee benefits in the Philippines.
- Assess the Philippines’ employee benefits market, including state and compulsory benefits and private benefits.
- Gain insights into the key employee benefit schemes offered by private employers in the Philippines.
- Gain insights into key organizations governing the Philippines’ employee benefits, and their impact on companies.
- The National Economic Development Authority – Social Development Committee (NEDA-SDC) defines social protection as “policies and programs that seek to reduce poverty and vulnerability to risks and enhance the social status and rights of the marginalized by promoting and protecting livelihood and employment, protecting against hazards and sudden loss of income, and improving people’s capacity to manage risks”.
- Social protection in the Philippines focused first on formal sector employees. Social welfare schemes are targeted at the needy population, and aim primarily to provide these individuals with cash benefits and benefits in kind to ease poverty and make them less vulnerable to risk.
- The voluntary occupational plans provided by employers in the Philippines are normally based on the individuals’ final salary. The amount of benefits depends on the employees’ length of service.