We got a message a few days ago from a reader who was outraged by the behaviour of his employer. He said: “I’ve been fully employed by this particular company since January this year. Last month on the 22nd I had an emergency (I had to go to school) so I served them a 24hr notice to inform them that I would leave on the 24th.

So the thing now is they don’t want to give me the money I’ve worked for and want to deduct P1,050 from my money. I should have been paid yesterday but they haven’t yet paid me! So I just want to know about notice. Am I not supposed to be paid because I’ve served a 24hr notice?

The core part of this is simple. I suspect the reader is thinking about his notice pay. When you quit your job you only get paid for your notice period if you serve it. 

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