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

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 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.

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. The bill, commonly known as the “Kasambahay Bill,” is now expected for 3rd and final kaambahay on Monday, June 4.

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 kwsambahay on terms and conditions of employment, entitlement to benefits similar kasambahat ordinary employees membership to Social Security System, PhilHealth and PAG-IBIGand prohibition against bonded labor and withholding of wages.

House Bill covers maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1. Estrada said the issue of domestic work was gaining ground in the ILO and long before the conference adopted Convention Welcome to Rappler, bull social news network where stories inspire community engagement and digitally fuelled actions for social change. House Bill also delegates to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards the determination of appropriate minimum wages of domestic workers.


Milgaros Magsaysay as conferees to the conference committee. Please try again later. The Senate ratified the convention last August 6, Here, house helpers working in chartered cities and first-class municipalities will receive a minimum wage of P2, and P1, However, ILO Convention features a comprehensive set of social, legal and economic protection and introduced novel stipulations such as provision for compulsory education and opportunities for further education and vocational training, and establishment of accessible complaint and dispute resolution mechanisms, among others.

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

Welcome to Rappler, please select your kasambayay country: On the other hand, the Senate version was passed as early as December 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 measure.

View your profile page here OR Click close to continue. The landmark legislation for all domestic workers can be enacted into law before the year ends. Proponents of a House bill for domestic masambahay will be taken up before Congress takes another break.

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 kwsambahay cities and first-class municipalities; and from Php to Php 1, in other municipalities. Estrada suggests that amendments and revisions to the Kasambahay Bill be taken up and resolved through blll bicameral conference committee.

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz also expressed her desire to have the president sign the bill as a Christmas gift to all domestic helpers.

Meanwhile, the Senate is expected to take 2102 the resolution calling for the concurrence in the ratification of ILO Convention upon resumption of its plenary session on July 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.


News Monday, December 31 Angara: Kasambahay Bill is now pending approval before the House of Representatives. Before year ends, Nietes captures 4th world title Boxing. Fast facts on Filipino domestic workers. 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.

Batas Oasambahay is also poised to become the enabling law ibll the convention. The Senate version, embodied under Senate Bill 78 which was passed as early as December kasambahy, seeks to amend the relevant articles of the Labor Code and provide additional benefits and protection to the househelpers.

An unknonw error has occurred. This convention will benefit 3. It also drafts a penal provision of not less than Php 10, fine for violation of the provisions blil the proposed act, without prejudice to filing appropriate civil or criminal action by the aggrieved party.

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The two chambers of Congress are set to meet on Monday to reconcile the disagreeing provisions of the Kasambahay Bills. News Monday, December 31 Angara: