Tag: Business Mirror

Sen. Estrada commends UP Law’s 3rd win in biggest moot court tilt

(BUSINESS MIRROR) THE Senate recently commended students and coaches of the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Law who bagged the world championship in the 2024 Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition. Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, who filed Senate Resolution 1004, said UP Law’s success, which was borne out of rigorous training, grit, determination,…
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Senator Jinggoy pitches new pay hike for 1.9M state employees

(BUSINESS MIRROR) THE chief of the Senate Labor committee is pushing for fresh pay hikes for nearly 2 million state workers, a day after hailing President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s call for another review of daily wage hikes by regional boards. Sen. Jinggoy Estrada has filed a bill proposing a new round of increase in the…
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Estrada bill mandates financial literacy program for workers

(BUSINESS MIRROR) SENATOR Jinggoy Estrada is banking on Congress to promptly pass a bill for Malacañang to enact a law mandating financial literacy program for workers. In filing Senate Bill (SB) 2630, Estrada said the enabling legislation is awaited “to help workers make sound financial decisions,” adding that the enabling bill also aims to require…
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Actors-turned-senators Robin Padilla, Jinggoy Estrada pay tribute to Jaclyn Jose

(BUSINESS MIRROR) Actors-turned-senators Robin Padilla and Jinggoy Estrada filed separate resolutions in the Senate paying tribute to Jaclyn Jose who passed away last March 2 from cardiac arrest. Padilla, who hailed the fallen actress born Mary Jane Santa Ana Guck, as an “icon of professionalism, grace and talent in the entertainment industry” filed Senate Resolution…
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Bill allows ‘netizens’ to participate in amending, enacting new laws

(BUSINESS MIRROR) Senator Jinggoy Estrada, moving to allow netizens to participate in lawmaking, asked Congress to pass an enabling legislation that will “allow the public to participate in every step of the legislative process, whether to amend or enact new laws, through online platforms.” As proposed, the Estrada bill provides individuals or groups will allow…
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Jinggoy endorses MUP reform bill; only new entrants will contribute

(BUSINESS MIRROR) THE Senate is on track to frontload passage of awaited remedial legislation introducing reforms in the military and uniformed personnel pension system. Senator Jinggoy Estrada, chairman of the endorsing Senate Committee on National Defense, clarified at the outset that in reforming the military and uniformed personnel pension system, “only new entrants will be…
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Senate panel probes enforcement of labor dispute court rulings

(BUSINESS MIRROR) A SENATE inquiry, presided by Sen. Jinggoy Estrada as chairman of the Committee on Labor, Employment, and Human Resources Development, on Wednesday tackled the current state of enforcing judicial decisions in brewing labor disputes. Estrada said the panel’s probe aims to “identify challenges” in the enforcement of judicial decisions in labor disputes in…
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Senator Jinggoy recognizes Gilas

(BUSINESS MIRROR) SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada filed a resolution extolling Gilas Pilipinas players on their historic victory in the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou. “The success of Gilas Pilipinas brings immense pride and honor to the country and exalts the overall image of the nation,” Estrada said. The Philippines regained the Asian Games gold medal…
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Jinggoy seeks stiffer penalties vs game fixers

(BUSINESS MIRROR) SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada wants more severe penalties—including life imprisonment and substantial fines—against individuals who will be found guilty of manipulating games in professional or amateur sports in the country. “It is imperative that we uphold the true spirit of fair play and athletic excellence, preserving and protecting the integrity of sports activities…
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Senators recall Toots Ople as tireless advocate

(BUSINESS MIRROR) THE Senate unanimously adopted Resolution No. 747 Wednesday expressing the chamber’s condolences on the passing of Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Maria Susana “Toots” Ople, whom they recalled as a tireless advocate for migrant workers’ rights, among others, both in her work in and out of government. Before the unanimous vote was…
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