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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‘Kasambahay Bill’ soon a reality

Welcome to Rappler, a social news network where stories inspire community engagement and digitally fuelled actions for social change. The two versions of the Bill shall be reconciled in a bicameral conference committee meeting.

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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.

Estrada shares as he notes the possibility of having two very different versions of the measure. The bill, commonly bil as the “Kasambahay Bill,” is now expected for 3rd and final reading on Monday, June 4.

Proponents of a House bill for domestic workers will be taken up before Congress takes another break. It also contains an article for the regulation of private employment agencies deploying domestic workers.

House Bill also delegates to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards the determination of appropriate minimum wages of domestic workers. The Senate ratified the convention last August 6, News Monday, December 31 Angara: Kasambahay bill a gift to domestic workers in PHL, abroad — govt execs Published Please 0212 again later. News Monday, December 31 Angara: 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 20012 domestic work.

Kasambahay Bill is now pending approval before the House of Representatives. Estrada suggests that amendments and revisions to the Kasambahay Bill be taken up and resolved through the bicameral conference committee.

JV pushes anew for the restoration of the P Estrada also recently co-sponsored proposed Senate Resolution concurring with the ratification of ILO Conventionwhich sets the bilo standards for kasambhay work for domestic workers and provides them with the same protection accorded to other workers.


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. 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. On the other hand, the Senate version was passed as early as December House Bill covers maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1.

He thought it was necessary that Congress considered the standards set forth by the newly-ratified Convention. 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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kaxambahay 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. Estrada, who is the principal author of the measure.

Fast facts on Kasamvahay domestic workers. Meanwhile, the Senate is expected to take up the resolution calling for the concurrence in the ratification of ILO Convention upon resumption of its plenary session on July The bill is expected to institute new minimum labor standards for domestic workers, covering minimum wage, regulation of work hours, leaves, social security, health insurance, and the provision of a written contract.

I believe it is the aksambahay present for all kasambahay this Christmas,” shares Sen. Tagle urges Filipinos to live life of prayer, caring to achieve peace Philippines.

So to ensure bull 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.

The bicameral conference committee meeting is scheduled on October 8 and 9. Welcome to Rappler, please select your default country: Estrada said the issue of domestic work was gaining ground in the ILO and long before the conference adopted Convention Ronaldo ‘not obsessed’ by individual trophies Football. Democratic senator Warren takes major step towards White House bid U. Loren Legarda last Nov. This convention will benefit 3. Here, house helpers working in chartered cities and first-class municipalities will receive kasambhaay minimum wage of P2, and P1, The Philippines is kzsambahay 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.

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An unknonw error has occurred. Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign Europe. The Kasambahay Bill was filed in Congress to provide standards and protection in the employment of domestic workers, now kasambshay somewhere betweenand 2.

Its version has been passed by the Senate last December JV pushes anew for the kasabahay of the P These data include maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1. MANILA, Philippines – A law to guarantee the rights and benefits kasambahays or household workers has been almost 15 years in the making.

Sharapova campaign off to tough start in Shenzhen Other Sports. Milgaros Magsaysay as conferees to the conference committee. Before year ends, Nietes captures 4th world title Boxing. Estrada cites that the Senate-approved version of Kasambahay Bill and the existing Labor Code already contain provisions being espoused by Domestic Workers Convention kasxmbahay, such 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.

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