Tag: Domestic Workers Act

Jinggoy vows to hold accountable employers of maltreated kasambahay Elvie Vergara

IN response to the deeply concerning case of maltreated and physically abused kasambahay Elvie Vergara, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has vowed to take decisive action to hold her employers accountable for the alleged violent and inhumane acts she suffered at their hands.  “Walang puwang sa lipunan ang mga taong pinagsilbihan ni Elvie ng anim na…
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‘Sampung Natatanging Kasambahay ng Pilipinas’

(RPN RADIO) The winners of the search for the country’s best domestic workers pose with senators after being feted  during the 10th anniversary of Republic Act 10361, or the Domestic Workers Act or Batas Kasambahay. he law’s author, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, gave out the awards as head of the Senate’s Labor panel.  He was joined…
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Solon seeks to condone unpaid SSS contributions of ‘kasambahay’

MANILA – A senator has proposed to condone penalties for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contributions of household employers. Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Friday said the measure is a “win-win solution” after the PHP1,000 increase in the monthly salary of the kasambahay (household worker) in Metro Manila was approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in…
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