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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Meanwhile, the Senate is expected to take up the resolution calling for the concurrence in the ratification of ILO Kasambhaay upon resumption of its plenary session on July Once signed into law, household workers can immediately sign up as members of the Home Development Mutual Fund Pag-IBIG Fund and avail themselves of multi-purpose, calamity and housing loans.

‘Kasambahay Bill’ soon a reality

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These data include maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1.

Estrada shares as he notes the possibility of having two very different versions of the kasambabay.

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Fast facts on Filipino domestic workers. The Upper Chamber has named Sen. House Kasambxhay covers maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1. Proponents of a House bill for domestic workers will be taken up before Congress takes another break. Ronaldo ‘not obsessed’ by individual trophies Football.

MANILA, Philippines – A law to guarantee the rights and benefits kasambahays or household workers has been almost 15 years in the kasambhay. Tagle urges Filipinos to live life of prayer, caring to achieve peace Philippines. For three years she was allegedly abused by her employers before being sent home.


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

It was ratified by the Senate last Nov. News Monday, December 31 Angara: Here, house helpers working in chartered cities and first-class municipalities will receive a minimum wage of P2, and P1, Estrada cites that the Senate-approved version of Kasambahay Bill and the existing Labor Code already contain provisions being espoused by Domestic Workers Conventionsuch as the promotion of human rights of all household helpers and recognition of rights at 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.

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.

Milgaros Magsaysay as conferees to the conference committee. On the other hand, House Bill seeks to create a special law to be known as “Domestic Workers Act,” which enumerates the rights and privileges of domestic workers and establishes standards on pre-employment, employment terms and conditions, and post-employment.

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 The Senate ratified the convention last August 6, The bill, commonly known as the “Kasambahay Bill,” is now expected for 3rd and final reading on Monday, June 4.

Estrada also recently co-sponsored proposed Senate Resolution concurring with the ratification of ILO Conventionwhich sets the minimum standards for decent work for domestic workers and provides them with the same protection accorded to other workers.

JV pushes anew for the restoration of the P Please try again later. 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.


These stories made other people Check them out! The two versions of the Bill shall be reconciled in a bicameral conference committee meeting. Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign Europe. Welcome to Rappler, please select your default country: 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.

The House of Representatives passed kasambahzy version of the bill last September Estrada cites that the International Labor Organization ILO Convention on Domestic Work will figure in the discussions on Monday as a reference for the international standards concerning domestic work.

Batas Kasambahay is also poised to become the enabling law of the convention. These provisions in kasambahayy bill will help address issues such as various kinds of abuses, biol bondage and forced labor, non-payment of wages and social security, and human trafficking, the groups said. I’ve read the Rappler privacy statementsite use policy kwsambahay, comment moderation policy.

It also drafts a penal provision of not less than Php 10, fine for violation of the provisions of the proposed act, without prejudice to filing appropriate civil or criminal action by the aggrieved party.

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz also expressed her desire to have the president sign the bill as a Christmas gift to kasa,bahay domestic helpers. House Bill also delegates to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards the determination of appropriate minimum wages of domestic workers. Estrada suggests that amendments and revisions to the Kasambahay Bill be taken up and resolved through the bicameral conference committee.

Nill bicameral conference committee meeting is scheduled on October 8 and 9.