Until when shell the employer be accountable to pay the employee's final pay?
If there is an existing Company policy and/or Collective Bargaining Agreement between the employer and employee, then the terms embodied therein shall govern. If under the contract, certain conditions and requirements are to be settled in order for the employee to be entitled to final pay, it must be complied with. However, should the matter be elevated, money claims of employees as against employers arising from an employee-employer relationship shall be brought by the employee to the DOLE-VII within 3 years from his/her resignation. Provided, that the money claims must not exceed Php 5000.00.