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HOUSE KILLS ‘LABOR-ONLY’ CONTRACTING; OKAYS SECURITY OF TENURE ACT

Security of tenure bill gets final House nod

 December 1, 2020

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third reading a measure strengthening the security of tenure of workers in the private sector.

With 204 affirmative votes, seven negative votes, and three abstentions, the chamber passed on final reading the proposed “Security of Tenure Act”, which seeks to amend Presidential Decree No. 442 as amended, also known as the “Labor Code of the Philippines”.

The proposed law expressly prohibits “labor-only” contracting. Read More

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