7 months CA reverses DOLE’s ruling in MIESCOR-PLDT cases MB
By Rey Panaligan The Court of Appeals (CA) has reversed the rulings of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) which held that an engineering company and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) were guilty of illegal labor-only contracting activities. In a decision written by Associate Justice Ma. Luisa C. Quijano Padilla, the CA granted the petition filed by Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation (MIESCOR) against the Jan. 10, 2018 and April 24, 2018 resolutions issued by DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III. MIESCOR is a domestic corporation engaged in the business of providing engineering and construction support and ... more