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1 Wilfredo T. Cajeras v. Marsaman Manning Agency, Inc., and Diamantides Maritime Inc., NLRC NCR Case No. 00-11-00671-95.

2 Id., p. 23.

3 Complaints Position Paper, Original Records, pp. 16-23.

4 Id., p. 36.

5 Id., p. 37.

6 Id., pp. 57-64.

7 Wilfredo T. Cajeras v. Marsaman Manning Agency Inc., and Diamantides Maritime Inc., NLRC NCR CA No. 010825-96.

8 Rollo, pp. 58-67.

9 Id., pp. 52-56.

10 G.R. No. 65442, 15 April 1985, 135 SCRA 685.

11 G.R. Nos. 81124-26, 23 June 1988, 162 SCRA 541.

12 Original Records, p. 22.

13 Philippine Overseas Employment Administation/Department of Labor and Employment.

14 Sec. 3, Rule II, Book V, Rules and Regulations Governing Overseas Employment (also known as the POEA Rules and Regulations).

15 See Note 10.

16 See Note 11.

17 G.R. No. 108433, 15 October 1996, 263 SCRA 174.

18 Id., p. 183.

19 Librea v. Employees Compensation Commission, G.R. No. 58879, 14 November 1991, 203 SCRA 545, 552; Nemaria v. Employees Compensation Commission, G. R. No. 57889, 28 October 1987, 155 SCRA 166, 173; Medina v. Employees Compensation Commission, G.R. No. 62406, 22 March 1984, 128 SCRA 349, 354-355.

20 Ambrosio Padilla, Revised Rules on Evidence Annotated, Vol. II, 6th Ed. (1994), p. 180.

21 Singa Ship Management Philippines, Inc. v. NLRC, G.R. No. 119080, 14 April 1998, 288 SCRA 692, 698-699.

22 (a) In cases of unlawful withholding of wages the culpable party may be assessed attorneys fees equivalent to ten percent of the amount of wages recovered.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to demand or accept, in any judicial or administrative proceedings for the recovery of the wages, attorneys fees, which exceed ten percent of the amount of wages recovered.

23 Attorneys fees in any judicial or administrative proceedings for the recovery of wages shall not exceed 10% of the amount awarded.

24 In the absence of stipulation, attorneys fees and expenses of litigation, other than judicial costs, cannot be recovered, except: x x x x (7) In actions for the recovery of wages of household helpers, laborers and skilled workers x x x x

25 Philippine National Construction Corporation v. NLRC, G.R. No. 107307, 11 August 1997, 277 SCRA 91, 105; Sebuguero v. NLRC, G.R. No. 115394, 27 September 1995, 248 SCRA 532, 548.

26 G.R. No. 88694, 11 January 1993, 217 SCRA 16.

27 Vinta Maritime Co., Inc. v. NLRC, G.R. No. 113911, 23 January 1998, 284 SCRA 656, 659, citing Better Building, Inc. v. NLRC, G.R. No. 109714, 15 December 1997; Anderson v. NLRC, G.R. No. 111212, 22 January 1996, 252 SCRA 116, 126; Teknika Skills and Trade Services, Inc. v. NLRC, G.R. No. 100399, 4 August 1992, 212 SCRA 132, 140; Wallem Phil. Shipping, Inc. v. Minister of Labor, G.R. Nos. 50734-37, 20 February 1981, 102 SCRA 835, 842-843; Knust v. Morse, 41 Phil. 184 (1920); Logan v. Philippine Acetylene Co., 33 Phil. 177 (1916).

28 Amending Art. 279 of The Labor Code.

29 An Act to Extend Protection to Labor, Strengthen the Constitutional Rights of Workers to Self-Organization, Collective Bargaining and Peaceful Concerted Activities, Foster Industrial Peace and Harmony, Promote the Preferential Use of Voluntary Modes of Settling Labor Disputes and Reorganize the National Labor Relations Commission, Amending Presidential Decree No. 441, as Amended, Otherwise known as The Labor Code of the Philippines, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes.

30 See Surima v. NLRC, G.R. No. 121147, 26 June 1998, 291 SCRA 260, 268.

31 JMM Promotion & Management, Inc. v. NLRC, G.R. No. 109835, 22 November 1993, 228 SCRA 129, 134.

32 Aparri v. Court of Appeals, No. L-30057, 31 January 1984, 1`27 SCRA 231, 241.

33 "That the thing may rather have effect than be destroyed."




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