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 ...

Sen.Pia wants burning e-jeep incident probed

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News Release
17 May 2015

Citing public safety, Sen.Pia calls on DOTC, LTFRB to probe burning e-jeep incident

“What now, LTFRB?”

Thus asked Senator Pia S. Cayetano, as she called on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation and Communicatio...

Partnership to build sports complex in UP hailed

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News Release
13 May 2015

Sen.Pia hails partnership to develop world-class sports complex in UP Diliman

“Finally, a modern football field for the Iskolar ng Bayan.”

Thus said Senator Pia S. Cayetano, as she hailed efforts to build a world-class football field and track oval inside the University o...

Sen.Pia: Job fairs on Labor Day are okay, but..

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News Release
01 May 2015

Labor Day: Sen.Pia renews call for passage of the Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act

Job fairs organized by government agencies and private firms have become staple activities every year on Labor Day. But how many jobseekers above thirty years old actually get hired in these fa...

Legalizing divorce: Is Congress ready?

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News Release
24 March 2015

On maternity leave bill, divorce in PHL, and prospects for K to 12 program
Transcript of Interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women, Family Relations and Gender Equality
Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture

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Women achievers to be feted at the Senate

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News Release
March 15, 2015

Senate to recognize women achievers

Senator Pia S. Cayetano will lead the recognition of several outstanding Filipino women coming from various fields at the Philippine Senate on Monday as part of the chamber’s Women’s Month celebrations.

The women achievers will be fete...

Bigger women representation in gov’t pushed

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News Release
March 6, 2015

Sen.Pia bats for more women participation in local politics in 2016

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said more women candidates should be fielded by political parties in next year’s elections to help increase the voice of women in governance and policymaking in the country.

Ca...

On coordination between AFP, PNP-SAF

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Transcript of Question and Answer
Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Senate hearing on the Mamasapano incident
10 February 2015

Sen. Pia Cayetano: Madam Chair, let me put on record that I have absolutely no military training, I have never been in combat, and I don’t feel I have the right to ask y...