BOOK THREE – CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Title III – WORKING CONDITIONS FOR SPECIAL GROUPS OF EMPLOYEES
Chapter IV – EMPLOYMENT OF HOMEWORKERS
Art. 153. Regulation of industrial homeworkers. The employment of industrial homeworkers and field personnel shall be regulated by the government through the appropriate regulations issued by the Secretary of Labor and Employment to ensure the general welfare and protection of homeworkers and field personnel and the industries employing them.
Art. 154. Regulations of Secretary of Labor. The regulations or orders to be issued pursuant to this Chapter shall be designed to assure the minimum terms and conditions of employment applicable to the industrial homeworkers or field personnel involved.
Art. 155. Distribution of homework. For purposes of this Chapter, the “employer” of homeworkers includes any person, natural or artificial who, for his account or benefit, or on behalf of any person residing outside the country, directly or indirectly, or through an employee, agent contractor, sub-contractor or any other person:
- Delivers, or causes to be delivered, any goods, articles or materials to be processed or fabricated in or about a home and thereafter to be returned or to be disposed of or distributed in accordance with his directions; or
- Sells any goods, articles or materials to be processed or fabricated in or about a home and then rebuys them after such processing or fabrication, either by himself or through some other person.