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.

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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?

Employer
- 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 ...

Pia hails PPUR’s inclusion in New7Wonders

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News Release
12 November 2011

Pia hails underground river’s inclusion in New7Wonders

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today joined fellow Filipinos in rejoicing the inclusion of the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) of Palawan in the list of provisional winners of the New7Wonders of Nature as announced by or...

RH critics disconnected from reality

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News Release
2 November 2011

On RH critics’ ‘disconnect’ with reality

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today clarified the significance of the World Population Report 2011, recently issued by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), to the ongoing national debates on Senate Bill No.2865 or t...

End interpellations, open amendments on RH bill

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News Release
October 13, 2011

Pia on RH bill: ‘With no other interpellators left, time to move on to period of amendments’

Reproductive Health (RH) bill principal sponsor Senator Pia S. Cayetano said the time has come for senators to close the period of interpellations and proceed to the period of amendme...

RH debate highlights: October 5

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October 6, 2011

RH bill debate highlights: October 5
Interpellations on Senate Bill No. 2865
‘National Reproductive Health Act of 2011’
Senate plenary session

Senator Ralph Recto (RR) cites differences in the three versions of the Reproductive Health (RH) bi...

RH debate highlights: October 4

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5 October 2011

RH debate highlights: October 4

Interpellations on Senate Bill No. 2865
‘National Reproductive Health Act of 2011’
Senate plenary session

Senator Lito Lapid (LL): “Gusto ko lang malinawan. Elementary pa lang ako naririnig ko na ang pagpigil sa populas...

RH debates explore the extreme and the unknown

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2 October 2011

Senate RH debates explore the extreme and the ‘unknown’

The Senate plenary debates on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill have recently unraveled deep-seated religious beliefs and gender biases being harbored by some senators, according to Senator Pia S. Cayetano.

The RH ...

On Cha-cha: Minority not informed, consulted

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30 September 2011

Pia on Senate leadership’s Cha-cha agenda: ‘Minority was not informed, consulted’

Transcript of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Member, Senate Minority
Recto Room, Philippine Senate

Q: Your reaction on the new Charter ...