The Kasambahay Bill was filed in Congress to provide standards and million households, based on the July Labor Force Survey. October 7, ? KASAMBAHAY BILL BICAM SET ON OCTOBER 8. The two chambers of Congress are set to meet on Monday to reconcile the disagreeing. Press Release June 27, ? JINGGOY: CONGRESS TO ATTUNE KASAMBAHAY BILL WITH ILO CONVENTION Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy.

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Estrada also plans of introducing a grievance procedure for domestic workers experiencing abuse and maltreatment, following the Senate Labor Committee hearing on the harrowing case of kasambahay Bonita Baran. The House of Representatives passed their version of the bill last September Estrada said the issue of domestic work was gaining ground in the ILO and long before the conference adopted Convention Estrada also recently co-sponsored proposed Senate Resolution concurring with the ratification of ILO Conventionwhich sets the minimum standards for decent work hill domestic workers and provides them with the same protection accorded to other workers.

It was ratified by the Senate last Nov.

Kasambahay bill a gift to domestic workers in PHL, abroad — govt execs

The two versions of the Bill shall be reconciled in a bicameral conference committee meeting. Milgaros Magsaysay as conferees to the conference committee. Batas Kasambahay is also poised to become the enabling law of the convention. Democratic senator Warren takes major step towards White House bid U.

Press Release – Estrada, Jinggoy: Kasambahay Bill Bicam set on October 8

Estrada suggests that amendments and revisions to the Kasambahay Bill be taken up and resolved through the bicameral conference committee. The Philippines is the second country to ratify the Convention, which is significant as the treaty will enter into force a year after it has been ratified by two countries. These data include maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1. Estrada, who is the principal author of the measure.


According to the Visayan Forum Foundation VFFexisting laws and provisions in the Labor Code do not address the current situation of domestic workers, including wage rates, working hours, and benefits.

An unknonw error has occurred. Senate Bill 78 increases the minimum monthly wage of domestic workers from Php to Php 2, in National Capital Region; from Php to Php 2, in chartered cities and first-class municipalities; and from Php to Php 1, in other municipalities. The two chambers of Billl are set to meet on Monday to reconcile the disagreeing provisions of the Kasambahay Bills.

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JV pushes anew for the restoration of the P These provisions in the bill will help address issues such as various kinds of abuses, debt bondage and forced labor, non-payment of wages and social security, and human trafficking, the groups said.

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You have successfully updated your account. The Senate ratified the convention last August 6, So to ensure that the two measures will not contradict the other and make sure that Kasambahay Act as an enabling law is effective and relevant, I think it is imperative that Congress considers the standards set forth by the newly-ratified Convention,” Sen. Welcome to Rappler, a social news network where stories inspire community engagement and digitally kasakbahay actions for social change.


Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign Europe. These stories made other people. The Senate version, embodied under Senate Bill 78 which was passed as early as Decemberseeks to amend the relevant articles of the Labor Code and provide additional benefits and protection to the househelpers.

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Kasambahay Bill is now bipl approval before the House of Representatives. These stories made other people Check them out! News Monday, December 31 Angara: Proponents of House Bill claim they are now closer to sealing the Domestic Workers Act of after it was approved on second reading at the House of Representatives last Wednesday, May News Monday, December 31 Angara: I believe it is the perfect present for all kasambahay this Christmas,” shares Sen.

Estrada cites that the Senate-approved version of Kasambahay Bill and the existing Labor Code already contain provisions being espoused kasamvahay Domestic Workers Conventionsuch as the promotion of human rights of all household helpers and recognition of rights kasanbahay work, prescription of written contract on terms and conditions of employment, entitlement to benefits similar to ordinary employees membership to Social Security System, PhilHealth and PAG-IBIGand prohibition against bonded labor and withholding of wages.

The bicameral conference committee meeting is scheduled on October 8 and 9. JV pushes anew for the restoration of the P