Batas Kasambahay (RA No. ). AN ACT INSTITUTING POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF DOMESTIC WORKERS. Visit the Official. Batas Kasambahay Law. 1. Republic Act No. S; 2. BACKGROUND 1. What is Republic Act No. ? 2. When was it signed into law?. It’s been over 3 years since Republic Act (R.A.) , knows as the “Domestic Workers Act” or the “Batas Kasambahay,” was enacted, yet.

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The objective of this work is kasmabahay help employers through their HR Practitioners establish their Code of Discipline which will help them enforce discipline with confidence and assurance that their tool is attuned to the legal standards and is defensible.

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Retrieved May 23,from International Labor Organization, website: Revisiting Republic Act No. Respect for the privacy of the domestic worker shall be guaranteed at all times and shall extend to all forms of communication and personal effects. Statement of the Problem 1.

In such cases, the domestic worker shall be paid the applicable minimum wage. Slaves were defined as people who are subjected to forced labor, debt bondage, trafficking, sexual exploitation for money, and forced to marriage.

The code will be scrutinized in court once a case has been filed and presented in evidence. What are additional prohibitions in relation to wages? Batas Kasambahay or Republic Act is a milestone legislation for Kasambahays all over the country. Rest periods and leave credits 7. Satumba, However, Satumba agrees that it is still indeed challenging to monitor these cases due to the fact that domestic workers are usually stuck at their respective households.

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The employer shall provide appropriate rest and assistance to the domestic worker in case of illnesses and injuries sustained during service without loss of benefits. One was Archie Mendoza, who has been illegally dismissed by his employer yet has received PhP 40, This by far has offered strong protection and more benefits for covered workers. While the law states just provisions protecting the rights of the domestic workers specifically with regard to their employment contract, compensation, privileges, benefits, security of tenure, and humane treatment, there are stipulations in the law which may be a cause of confusion and misperception on the end of the worker.

How about 14th and 15th month pay, should the company pay them also?

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At no instance shall the employer withdraw or hold in abeyance the provision of these basic necessities as punishment or disciplinary action to the domestic worker. For those who initially read the draft of the book found the contents very useful.

People are wired to fail and to succeed from such failure. The product is already in the wishlist! The employer shall at all times provide the domestic worker with a copy of the pay slip containing the amount paid in cash every pay day, and indicating all deductions made, if any.

Summation and Conclusion While it is exceptional that the country has been trying to come up with policies batss ensure compliance with the international labor standards, it is still of no guarantee that the implemented laws are impeccable.


Villanueva was added in this list. Guide on Employee Compensation and Benefits, Second Edition contains important discussion on 13 th month pay, 14 th month pay, Christmas and other bonuses.

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Estrada, In addition, he wishes to encourage employers to allow their domestic workers to enroll in schools as this is part of their responsibilities as stipulated on the law — to let them finish basic education and to let them have access to the Alternative Learning System ALSand as deemed practicable, higher education or technical and vocational training should also be provided to them.

Requirement of a contract 5.

Your email address will not be published. P1, a month for those employed in other municipalities. Page 14 of How to Design and formulate Bataa Code of Discipline is another guidebook for HR Practitioners to help them establish important aspects of organization.

This made the Philippines a regional leader in victim support and protection, and was given a BB rating. It kasxmbahay needed utopian to even think that there is a company where discipline is not necessary.

The Labor Code re-numbered and updated by Atty. OverPinoys live in modern slavery — report.