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SSS welcomes Expanded Maternity Coverage’s funding

THE state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Tuesday welcomed the swift passage of the proposed expanded maternity coverage for female workers with identified source of funding during the bicameral committee conference held at the lower house. The proposed law or the “105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law of 2018”, a consolidation of Senate Bill 1305 and House Bill 4113, […] The post SSS welcomes Expanded Maternity Coverage’s funding appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianOct 2nd, 2018

SSS seeks additional funding sources

The Social Security System (SSS) has asked Congress to provide the state fund with additional sources of financing amid the imminent approval of a bill that will extend the maternity benefit coverage of members......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Senate returns ratified report on 105-day expanded maternity leave to bicam | News

The Senate has reconsidered the ratification of the bicameral conference committee's report on the 105-day expanded maternity leave law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Hontiveros Optimistic PRRD Will Sign Pet Bills into Law

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday said she is confident that President Rodrigo Duterte would sign several bills that she authored and sponsored into law. Hontiveros was referring to the HIV-AIDS Policy Act, the Expanded Maternity Leave Act and the Special Protection of Children in Situations of Armed Conflict (CISAC) Act, which were ratified by Congress […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

De Lima welcomes SC ruling to allow media coverage of her trial

      Senator Leila De Lima welcomed on Thursday the ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) allowing media coverage of her trial on drug charges filed against her before the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 206. The SC ruling came after the media were earlier prevented from entering the courtroom, which De Lima said could be due to Judge Lorna Navarro-Domingo's orders. "Despite Judge Lorna Navarro-Domingo's effort to prevent the media from observing the proceedings, I am grateful that the High Court has shown respect to the free press and to my right to an open and public trial," she said in a statement. Last June, Domingo denied the writte...Keep on reading: De Lima welcomes SC ruling to allow media coverage of her trial.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

100-day maternity leave OK is PH investment for robust future Filipino workers

Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) statement on passage of 100-day Expanded Maternity Leave bill......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Senate ratifies Expanded Maternity Leave law

THE SENATE RATIFIED the proposed Extended Maternity Leave bill that would provide 105 to 120 days of paid maternity leave […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Workers looking forward to expanded maternity leave, work-from-home laws

Filipino workers are hopeful for better work conditions after the Maternity Leave and Work from Home bills were ratified by Congress in the past week. The Senate on Wednesday ratified the bicameral conference committee’s report on the 105-day expanded maternity leave. Under the bill, working mothers will receive 105 days of paid leave after giving […] The post Workers looking forward to expanded maternity leave, work-from-home laws appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Senate Ratifies Expanded Maternity Leave Law

The Senate on Wednesday ratified the proposed Extended Maternity Leave bill that would provide 105 to 120 days of paid maternity leave for working mothers in both government and private sector. Under the proposed law, 105 days of paid maternity leave will be given to all working mothers. Of the 105, seven days are transferable […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Hontiveros on the ratification of the Expanded Maternity Leave Law:

October 3, 2018. “Revolutionary. A historic victory for women.” This was how Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday described the legislature’s ratification of the Expanded Maternity Leave Law that provides 105 to 120 days of maternity leave to all working mothers. Hontiveros, who is the author and… Source link link: Hontiveros on the ratification of the Expanded Maternity Leave Law:.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

House, Senate ratify bicam report on expanded maternity leave

House, Senate ratify bicam report on expanded maternity leave.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Binay hopes Duterte signs expanded maternity leave bill before Christmas

Senator Nancy Binay hopes that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign into law the expanded maternity leave bill within the month as an early Christmas gift to working mothers. 'I pray and hope n.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Bicam okays 105 days maternity leave

This is a very positive start of our #PinkOctober campaign that seeks to highlight women’s health The Bicameral Committee approved the Expanded Maternity Leave bill for women working in government and in private sectors on Monday. The combined congressional bodies agreed that the bicameral version of the bill will provide 105 days paid maternity leave […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Bicam approves 105 days paid maternity leave

Senators and congressmen comprising Congress’ bicameral conference committee approved yesterday the Expanded Maternity Leave bill by adding five more days to the proposed 100-day leave......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Historic Expanded Maternity Leave breezes through bicam

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Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Expanded PhilHealth coverage bill hailed

Expanded PhilHealth coverage bill hailed Source link link: Expanded PhilHealth coverage bill hailed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

‘Expanded maternity benefits require money’

The expanded maternity benefit plan seeks to replace the current maternity leave law under Republic Act 7322  The Social Security System (SSS) is asking guidance from the economic managers on how to finance additional expenses estimated at some P4 billion a year if the pension fund was to honor the law on expanded maternity benefits. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Angara prods House on expanded maternity leave bill

Sen. Sonny Angara on Sunday prodded the House of Representatives to speed up the passage of the expanded maternity leave bill that would double the number of days women could take time off from wor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Angara renews call for 120-day maternity leave

Saying that a longer maternity leave will give more time for mothers to exclusively breastfeed their babies and ensure infant nutrition, Senator Juan Edgardo Sonny Angara has renewed his call for the passage of the Expanded Maternity Leave bill which extends the number of days of paid maternity leave from….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Solon vows expanded pension plan for seniors

A HOUSE leader vowed to expand the coverage of the social pension program for senior citizens. Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the House committee on appropriations, said that the House of Representatives will ensure that there will be enough budget for the Department of Social Welfare and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

HOAX: Expanded Maternity Leave Law already signed

Claim: President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the proposed Expanded Maternity Leave Act. Facebook user Adolfo Mortera posted the claim on July 18. The post garnered 430 reactions, 14 comments, and 2,573 shares as of this posting. Two Facebook pages and a group shared the post accounting to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018