Manila, Philippines – The consolidated kasambahay bill that seeks to provide comprehensive package of benefits to household workers will be endorsed for plenary discussions next week, one of the principal authors of the pro-domestic workers bill disclosed yesterday.
Democratic Independent Workers’ Alliance (DIWA) party-list Rep. Emmeline Aglipay said the House Committee on Labor and Employment, chaired by Northern Samar Rep. Emil Ong is set to endorse House Bill 1815 for plenary debates as their Senate counterparts approved the measure on third reading.
“We’re set to approve the committee report on the domestic worker’s bill on Wednesday,“ she said. HB 1815, which is a consolidation of five bills, is among the 24 priority measures which are eyed to be approved on third reading by the House of Representatives. (Charissa M. Luci)
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