Tag: Eddie Garcia Law

Jinggoy issues stern warning vs TV, movie producers violating Eddie Garcia law

SENATE President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has issued a stern warning against production outfits flagrantly violating the recently-enacted Eddie Garcia law, saying they could already be held liable pending the issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11996. “Malinaw ang nakasaad sa batas: Itinatakda na sa walo hanggang labing-apat…
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Accomplishment Report: As of end of Second Regular Session of the 19th Congress

Sa pagtatapos ng Second Regular Session ng 19th Congress, malugod kong ibinabahagi na 2 pang makabuluhang panukala ang naisabatas natin – ang Eddie Garcia Law at Caregivers’ Welfare Act. It has been a journey filled with hard work and determination to achieve this landmark legislation. I am grateful to be part of this milestone, contributing…
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Marcos signs “Eddie Garcia” law to protect movie, TV workers

(REPUBLIC ASIA) PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. recently signed the “Eddie Garcia” law, aptly named after the veteran actor who died from an accident while filming. Republic Act 1196, or “An Act Protecting the Welfare of Workers in the Movie and Television Industry,” seeks to protect the welfare and rights of those in both the television…
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Statement on the signing of the Eddie Garcia Law

The enactment into law of Republic Act No. 11996, “An Act Protecting the Welfare of Workers in the Movie and Television Industry” also known as the “Eddie Garcia Law” is a significant milestone in protecting and promoting the welfare of industry stakeholders. Finally, we have a law that ensures better safety and working conditions for…
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Jinggoy upbeat on Eddie Garcia bill’s passage

(THE MANILA TIMES) SEN. Jinggoy Estrada is optimistic the landmark legislation that will protect the workers in the movie and television industry will be enacted before Congress adjourns sine die. The proposed Eddie Garcia Law will not go through bicameral conference deliberations after the House of Representatives adopted the bill’s Senate version. Estrada, who is…
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PHOTO RELEASE: Jinggoy optimistic on enactment of Eddie Garcia Law

Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, Labor Committee Chairperson, expresses optimism on the passage of the proposed Eddie Garcia Law, a landmark legislation that will protect the welfare of workers engaged in the movie and television industry in the country before Congress adjourns sine die on May 24, 2024. (Office of Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada/ Rey Javelosa)

Jinggoy optimistic on enactment of Eddie Garcia bill before Congress’ sine die adjournment

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada is optimistic on the enactment of the landmark legislation that will protect the welfare of workers engaged in the movie and television industry in the country, regardless of functions, roles, positions, or status, before Congress adjourns sine die. With the House of Representatives’ recent adoption of the Senate version of the…
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What you need to know about the ‘Eddie Garcia’ bill

(PHILSTAR LIFE) The Senate has approved the “Eddie Garcia” bill, which seeks to protect movie and television workers from unfair treatment and poor working conditions.  Garnering 22 affirmative votes and no negative and abstentions, the upper house approved on Monday, Feb. 19 the Senate Bill No. 2505, or the “Eddie Garcia” bill on the third…
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Senate passes landmark measure to protect movie, TV workers

(MANILA STANDARD) In a unanimous vote, the Senate passed on Monday Senate Bill No. 2505, or the proposed legislation aimed at protecting the welfare of workers in the movie and television industry, which will be known as the “Eddie Garcia Law.” Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada authored the measure, which was named after the late veteran…
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‘Eddie Garcia’ bill gets Senate OK on final reading

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to protect movie and television workers from unfair treatment and poor working conditions. Senate Bill No. 2505, otherwise known as the Eddie Garcia bill, received 22 affirmative, zero negative votes, and zero abstentions during Monday’s plenary session. Senator Jinggoy Estrada,…
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