Proposed Escrow provision in the Magna Carta  prejudicial  for seafarers

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 01/24/2023

The inclusion of an escrow provision in the pending Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers will adversely affect the legal battle for labor claims. The employers and manning agencies again proposed the provision which in essence aimed to…

Seafarers’ claims to be delayed by placing awards in Escrow

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 11/26/2018

Manning agencies are pushing for the inclusion of an escrow provision in the proposed Magna Carta which is a mere dilatory tactic in the execution of the seafarers’ monetary awards. The provision in essence aimed to amend…

Escrow deposits in seafarer’s cases

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 07/02/2018

In terms of labor litigation, “escrow deposit ” plays a significant role in a seafarer’s favorable decision in his monetary claims for disability and death benefits, illegal dismissal awards as well as unpaid or underpayment of salaries…

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