2nd Officer Filipino Seaman Settled for P2,883,200.00 Disability Benefits

       In an Order issued by the Labor Arbiter of the National Capital Region Arbitration Branch confirming the settlement, the case filed by a Filipino seaman for disability benefits was amicably settled.

       For the disability benefits, both the parties, the manning agency and the complainant agreed to settle the case for US$68,000.00 or P2,883,200.00 as full and final settlement.

       The complainant was a 2nd officer seaman deployed at Marshall Island.

       The settlement of labor cases was an effort to resolve labor disputes in the fairest, quickest, least expensive and most effective way possible.    


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