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Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Philippines

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Philippines. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.

Philippines

Omnipresent Employment Rating

Capital City
Manila
Currency
Philippine peso (₱, PHP)
Languages
English, Filipino
Payroll Frequency
Fortnightly
Population

How do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Philippines. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Philippines typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent's global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Philippines in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Philippines.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Philippines.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Philippines.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.

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Employer Costs in Philippines

Employer costs include Standard Social Security Contribution and the Employees' Compensation (EC) Program. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs or contact us for further information.

Employee Income Taxes in Philippines

Individuals in the Philippines are taxed up to 35% of their income.

Employee Social Contributions in Philippines

Employee contributions include Social Security Contribution, the Mandatory Provident Fund, and PhilHealth Contributions.

Working Hours in Philippines

8 hours per day. Normal work weeks are 6 days. A Compressed Work Week scheme is recognised by law where the normal work week is reduced to 5 days, but total work hours remain at 48 hours. Hours worked above these are considered overtime and compensated.

Holidays & Vacation in Philippines

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Saturday, Jan 01, 2022 - New Year's Day (Araw ng Bagong Taon)
  • Saturday, Apr 09, 2022 - Day of Valor (Araw ng Kagitingan)
  • Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 - Maundy Thursday (Huwebes Santo)
  • Friday, Apr 15, 2022 - Good Friday (Biyernes Santo)
  • Sunday, Apr 17, 2022 - Easter Sunday (Pasko ng Pagkabuhay)
  • Sunday, May 01, 2022 - Labour Day (Araw ng mga Manggagawa)
  • Monday, May 02, 2022 - End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) (Pagwawakas ng Ramadan)
  • Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 - Independence Day (Araw ng Kalayaan)
  • Saturday, Jul 09, 2022 - Feast of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha) (Eidul Adha)
  • Monday, Aug 29, 2022 - National Heroes' Day (Araw ng mga Bayani)
  • Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 - Bonifacio Day (Araw ng Kapanganakan ni Bonifacio)
  • Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 - Christmas Day (Araw ng Pasko)
  • Friday, Dec 30, 2022 - Rizal Day (Paggunita sa Kamatayan ni Dr. Jose Rizal)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Philippines

There is no minimum sick leave required by law.

Parental Leave in Philippines

Maternity Leave: Female employee who has paid at least 3 monthly contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) in the 12-months preceding the semester of her childbirth or miscarriage are entitled to a daily maternity benefit equivalent to 100% of her average daily salary for 60 days or 78 days in case of caesarean delivery. Paid by employer, who can then request reimbursement from Social Security.

Parental Leave: Married male employees entitled to 7 days paternity leave. They can only continue to earn their gross monthly compensation if their spouse has delivered a child or suffered a miscarriage and leave is taken to support their wife during her period of recovery or in nursing of the newly born child.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Philippines

Service Incentive Leave: 5 day leave with pay for every employee who has at least 1 year of service (with current or past employers).

Severance Pay Entitlement in Philippines

Separation pay: equivalent to at least 1 month's pay or at least 1 month's pay for every year of service, whichever is higher. Severance may vary according to the type of dismissal. 

Termination in Philippines

You should be aware that termination in the Philippines requires a careful assessment. Termination of employment needs to be based on a legal cause, including:

  • serious violations of company rules and regulations

  • infractions or violations of the applicable code of conduct 

  • gross misconduct or redundancy 

Depending on the cause for dismissal different legal procedures may apply.

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* These employer costs are subject to frequent updates, and can depend on a variety of employee variables. They are only a ballpark estimate, and the actual figure may be above or below the quoted amount based on a number of variables. These estimates represent a monthly average each year. In some cases, contribution maximums will lead to payments earlier in the year being larger, before being reduced once max is hit. If a 13th and 14th month are applicable, these have been pro-rated into the gross salaries.

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Grow Your Global Team

The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It's important to note that labour laws and regulations in Philippines are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We're here to help you every step of the way.

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Source: Trustpilot and G2 reviews in November 2022