Ombudsman upholds Gwen’s dismissal

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/13/2018

HOUSE Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia’s plan to run for governor in the 2019 elections may just hit a major obstacle. This after the Office of the Ombudsman, in a decision released yesterday, upheld Garcia’s dismissal from public…

Will ‘friend’ Gloria finally sign Gwen’s dismissal?

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/25/2018

NOW that Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been installed the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, will she finally serve the mothballed dismissal order against Cebu third district Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia who is a known ally…

Insubordinaton and seafarer’s dismissal

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 07/23/2018

Many seafarers tend to be blind followers on board the vessel for fear of early repatriation using insubordination as an alleged ground for contract termination. Insubordination is one of the twenty one (21) offenses which are considered…

Incompetence & inefficiency as grounds for dismissal

05/28/2018

It is settled that the employer has the burden to prove that the dismissal of a seafarer is based on a valid cause. To discharge this burden, the employer must present substantial evidence — or such amount…

Aguirre apologizes in Espinosa, Lim case dismissal

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday said that it was “not correct” to investigate prosecutors who dismissed the case against drug personalities led by Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa and Peter Co but “extraordinary times need…

DISMISSAL ‘VACATED’

Leila B. Salaverria and Jeannette I. Andrade 03/21/2018

Duterte among those unhappy with dismissal of drug cases vs Lim, Espinosa; asks Aguirre to consider pulse of people Because of public outrage, and it seems, also the President’s dismay, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II issued an…

CJ Sereno denies any hand on Gwen’s dismissal order

Morexette B. Erram 02/21/2018

SUPREME COURT Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno has denied any involvement on the Ombudsman decision to dismiss Cebu 3rd district Representative Gwen Garcia from office over the controversial Balili property purchase. Sereno said Ombudsman Conchita Carpio –…

Cop who returned positive result in confirmatory test to face dismissal

Benjie B. Talisic 02/19/2018

OF the two policemen who earlier submitted positive results in a random drug test conducted last January, one returned a positive result in a confirmatory test. Police Regional Office (PRO)-7 Regional Director Chief Supt.Robert Quenery identified the…

Gwen eyes legal remedies to fight off dismissal order

Futch Anthony Inso 02/13/2018

Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu 3rd district), House deputy speaker, plans to avail of all legal remedies available to contest the dismissal order issued by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. “We will file an MR (motion for reconsideration). I…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 02/12/2018

GARCIA DISMISSAL Netizens were mixed over Deputy House Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia’s claim that the Ombudsman’s decision to dismiss her from the service was a “blatant attempt” to stop the looming impeachment of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. The dismissal…

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