The Philippines is a southeast Asian nation composed of over 7,000 islands. It is located between the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. With 108 million residents, it’s the thirteenth most populous country on Earth. As an archipelago, the Philippines is home to beautiful beaches and a wide variety of flora and fauna.
The economy has a strong agricultural presence, but other sectors are growing. The Philippines is one of the leading suppliers of nurses worldwide. A very low cost of living makes the Philippines very attractive for workers.
106,651,394 (est. 2020)
40.65 (89 of 139 nations)
5% on goods, 6% on services
The Philippines is rapidly emerging as a promising hub for tech talent in Southeast Asia. The country boasts a growing community of skilled software developers, engineers, and IT professionals. Filipino universities are producing graduates with strong technical skills, and cities like Manila and Cebu are experiencing a rise in tech startups and innovation centers. The Philippines' competitive labor costs, proficiency in English, and a young, tech-savvy workforce make it an attractive destination for outsourcing and tech-related services. Filipino tech talent is known for its adaptability, creativity, and strong work ethic, contributing significantly to the country's increasing prominence in the regional and global tech industry.
Looking to employ workers in Philippines? Companies hiring in Philippines must either own a legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solutions provider, usually one that provides employer of record services.
Outstaffer can employ your team in the Philippines on your behalf through our local legal entity in the country and handle payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance for your Philippines team. You can also pay contractors now in India with Outstaffer.
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Employment provisions are primarily laid out in the 1987 Philippine Constitution. The State is compelled to protect labor and provide equal work opportunities regardless of sex, racial background, or religion.
Common questions that could come up during the hiring process include the minimum wage, overtime rates, and guaranteed paid time off.
To employ workers in the Philippines, contact Outstaffer to learn more about your options.
The Philippines, like many other countries, treats self-employed individuals or contractors and full-time workers differently and there are risks associated with misclassification. Employers who misclassify workers and thereby fail to pay relevant taxes and contributions are subject to back pay and additional penalties.
Below are national public holidays applicable for all regions in this country
Outstaffer supports our clients by offering competitive benefits packages that will help you attract and retain the best talent across the globe! Our benefits specialists have done the research on norms and requirements in each local market and have crafted packages that will allow your employees to thrive, no matter what country they live in.
Our benefits packages in India are tailored to fulfil the local needs of your employees. Typically, our packages contain some or all of the following benefits:
Employees may be terminated for justified causes or for authorized causes. According to the law, just causes include serious misconduct, willful disobedience, gross and habitual neglect of duties, fraud, willful breach of trust, commission of a crime, and other analogous causes. Employers must give employees written notice of termination. Employees must then have the opportunity to appeal the decision at a hearing. The employer will then render a final decision on termination. Authorized causes include illness, installation of labor-saving devices, redundancy, and other economic reasons.
Workers who are pregnant or on maternity leave cannot be terminated.