Pia welcomes IRR of Anti-Age Discrimination Act...

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News Release
February 13, 2017

Statement welcoming the IRR of RA 10911
By House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Author, Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act

I laud the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for issuing the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10911, the Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act. I was the principal author and sponsor in the S...

100 days maternity to put PH at par with ASEAN...

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News Release
24 January 2017

Pia co-sponsors 100 Days Maternity Leave Bill
Extended maternity leave to allow women workers to be at par with ASEAN, ILO standards

House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano on Tuesday reiterated her support for the measure seeking to extend the maternity leave for women workers in the country from the current 60 to 78 working days to 100 days.

In her co-sponsorship sp...

100 Days Maternity Leave Bill...

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Co-Sponsorship Speech
100 Days Maternity Leave Law
HB 4113, CR 13
By Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
24 January 2017

Our fundamental law recognizes the important role of women in nation-building. Article XIII, Sec. 14 of the Constitution mandates the State to protect the rights of working women, taking into account their maternal functions, and to provide facilities and opportunities that will enhance their welfar...

Statement on the Davao blast...

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Statement on the Davao blast
By Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives

September 3, 2016

I strongly condemn this latest act of terrorism, claimed to have been perpetrated by the Abu Sayyaf Group, in Davao City. There is no justification for the killing and harming of unarmed civilians – children, women and men – regardless of one’s cause or ideology. I join our...

Rep.Pia lauds Hidilyn Diaz...

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Statement of Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, Second District
Triathlete, former PH volleyball athlete
8 August 2016

Never underestimate the strength of the Filipina.

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz literally carried an entire nation’s hopes on her shoulders and power-lifted it to victory, becoming the first Filipina to win an Olympic medal while ending our 20-year medal drought in the quadrennial games.


FAQs on RA 10911...

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FAQs on Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Law
Prepared by: Office of Rep. Pia S. Cayetano (Taguig City, 2D)
Principal Author, Republic Act 10911

1. Who are covered?
All employers, labor contractors or subcontractors, labor organizations, and publishers.

2. What are the prohibited acts?

- Print or publish, or cause to be printed...

Promote diversity, inclusion in the workplace...

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Promote diversity, inclusion in the workplace
Statement on RA 10911
By Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, 2nd District
August 1, 2016

I am elated that the bill I pushed and worked for during my last term in the Senate has now become a law.

I first filed the bill prohibiting age discrimination in the workplace after the practice was brought to my attention in 2010 by a woman who was only in ...

P1-B RH budget cut a horrible precedent

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Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

Topic: On the P1-B RH budget cut
Where: Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Date: 14 January 2016

Sen. Pia S. Cayetano (SPSC): Good morning. It’s very important that I raise this issue bec...

Rejoinder on the P1-B RH budget cut

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News Release
11 January 2016

Naglolokohan tayo dito!
Rejoinder on the P1-B cut in the RH budget
Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Sponsor, Reproductive health Act

After looking into relevant documents, our office confirms the P1-billion cut in the DOH’s procurement of c...

On the P1-B RH budget cut

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News Release
07 January 2016

Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Sponsor, Reproductive Health (RH) Act

“As the principal sponsor of the RH law, I am shocked that the RH budget was slashed by P1 billion. At every stage of the 2016 budget process, I had asked for details. This was work in pro...

Senate passes the Rare Disease Bill

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News Release
14 December 2015
By Senate PRIB

Senate passes the Rare Disease Bill

The Senate today approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to include the treatment of rare diseases in the health benefit package of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation.

Sen. Pia Cayetano...

Bills renaming schools approved

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Press Release
07 December 2015

Bills renaming schools approved
By MaeJoy Albano-Miranda / Senate-PRIB

The Senate today approved on third and final reading five bills mandating the renaming of public elementary and high schools in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, La Union and Camiguin.


Sen.Pia slams budget cut on state universities

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News Release
25 November 2015

Transcript of the manifestation of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture

Topic: On the 34% reduction in the capital outlay for State Universities and Colleges (SUCs)
Senate 2016 budget plenary hearings

Mr President, I just ...

On SET vote, support for Duterte-Cayetano

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‘I believe in Duterte, Cayetano’

In connection with queries on my position regarding the petition filed against Senator Grace Poe before the SET, my decision is based on my appreciation of the case. It is NOT to be equated with WHO I am supporting for the Presidency.

Mayor Rody Duterte has been, and al...