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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The bicameral conference committee meeting is scheduled on October 8 and 9. Proponents of House Bill claim they are now closer kasamhahay sealing the Domestic Workers Act of after it was approved on second reading at the House of Representatives last Wednesday, May Here, house helpers working in chartered cities and first-class municipalities will receive a minimum wage of P2, and P1, Democratic senator Warren takes major step towards White House bid U. The two versions of the Bill shall be reconciled in a bicameral conference committee meeting.

Kasamahay 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.

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

Estrada shares as he notes the possibility of having two very different versions of the measure. Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign Europe. Batas Kasambahay is also poised to become the enabling law of the convention. Proponents of a House bill for domestic workers will be taken up before Congress takes another break. 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.

So to ensure that 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 Senate ratified the convention last August 6, Select gender Male Female.


Estrada suggests that amendments and revisions to the Kasambahay Bill be taken up and resolved through the bicameral conference committee. Estrada also plans of introducing a grievance procedure for domestic workers experiencing abuse and maltreatment, following the Senate Labor Committee hearing on the harrowing case of kasambahay Bonita Baran.

‘Kasambahay Bill’ soon a reality

Milgaros Magsaysay as conferees to the conference committee. It also contains an article for the regulation of private employment agencies deploying domestic workers.

Loren Legarda last Nov. 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.

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 kasambahy contract on terms and conditions kawambahay 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.

I’ve read the Rappler privacy statementsite use policycomment moderation policy. The two chambers of Congress are set to meet on Monday to reconcile the disagreeing provisions of the Kasambahay Bills.

I believe it is the perfect present for all kasambahay this Christmas,” shares Sen. For three years she was allegedly abused by her employers before being sent home. 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.

‘Kasambahay Bill’ soon a reality

These stories made other people Check them out! News Monday, December 31 Ibll Welcome to Rappler, please select your default country: 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.


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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.

House Bill also delegates to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards the determination of appropriate minimum wages of domestic 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.

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 2102 expected to take up the resolution calling for the concurrence in the ratification of ILO Convention upon resumption of its plenary session on July JV pushes anew for the restoration of the P The House of Representatives passed their version of the bill last September Kasambahay Bill is now pending approval before the House of Representatives.

House Bill covers maids, cooks, nannies, drivers, helpers, gardeners, and other household employees, working in around 1.

You have successfully updated your account. 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. View your profile page kasambauay OR Click close to continue.

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