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Bill eyes P2,000 monthly gov't subsidy for parents of kids with disabilities
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February 3, 2023

Bill eyes P2,000 monthly gov't subsidy for parents of kids with disabilities

A P2,000 monthly government subsidy for parents of children with disabilities (CWD) has been proposed in the Lower House.

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The bill cites a study conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which showed that raising a CWD costs 40 to 80 percent higher than households with children without disabilities

House Bill 6743 covers CWD aged 21 years old and below with a physical or mental impairment. It also mandates the creation of a database of all CWD.

Paolo Duterte, 3 others seek P2,000 monthly subsidy for parents of kids with disabilities
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February 3, 2023

Paolo Duterte, 3 others seek P2,000 monthly subsidy for parents of kids with disabilities

Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte and three other lawmakers have jointly filed a measure seeking to grant a P2,000 monthly subsidy to parents of children with disabilities.

In the proposed Monthly Subsidy for Parents of Children with Disability Act (House Bill 6743), Duterte, Benguet Rep. Eric Yap, and ACT-CIS party-list Representatives Edvic Yap and Jeffrey Soriano underscored the need to help parents of children with disability in the challenges they are facing amid the high cost of living.

Citing a study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) done in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the authors noted that expenses for raising children with disability are 40% to 80% higher compared to kids with no disabilities.

‘Monthly subsidy’ para sa mga ginikanan nga may ‘children with disability’ ginaduso sa Kamara
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February 3, 2023

‘Monthly subsidy’ para sa mga ginikanan nga may ‘children with disability’ ginaduso sa Kamara

Ginaduso makaron sa Kamara nga mataw-an it monthly subsidy ro mga ginikanan nga may “children with disability.”

Raya ro House Bill 6743 nga gindihon ni Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte, Benguet Rep. Eric Yap ag iba pang kaibahan karang mamalidha.

Sa nasamabit nga proposisyong laye, ginaduso nga mataw-an it P2,000 nga monthly subsidy ro mga “eligible” nga mga ginikanan it mga onga nga “person with disability” ukon PWD, nga edad 21-anyos panaba.

Rep. Paolo Duterte sinulong P2,000 buwanang ayuda sa magulang ng mga batang may kapansanan
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February 3, 2023

Rep. Paolo Duterte sinulong P2,000 buwanang ayuda sa magulang ng mga batang may kapansanan

Itinulak ni Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte at tatlo pang mambabatas ang panukala na magbibigay ng P2,000 buwanang ayuda sa magulang ng batang mayroong kapansanan.

Sa panukalang Monthly Subsidy for Parents of Children with Disability Act (House Bill 6743), iginiit nina Duterte, Benguet Rep. Eric Yap, ay ACT-CIS party-list Representatives Edvic Yap at Jeffrey Soriano ang kahalagahan na tulungan ang mga magulang na nahaharap sa mabigat na pagsubok dahil sa kapansanan ng kanilang anak.

Tinukoy din sa panukala ang pag-aaral na isinagawa ng United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) sa tulong ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) na mas mataas ng 40% hanggang 50% ang gastos ng mga batang may kapansanan kumpara sa mga bata na walang kapansanan.

Pang-aabuso ng mga loan collectors dapat nang tuldukan — solon
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January 27, 2023

Pang-aabuso ng mga loan collectors dapat nang tuldukan — solon

Dapat nang matigil ang hindi patas na mga kasanayan sa pangongolekta ng utang na nagiging laganap na sa bansa.

Ito ang iginiit nina Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo Duterte at Benguet Rep. Eric Yap na naghain ng panukalang batas na naglalayong maitigil na ang mga maling gawain at protektahan ang may utang at ang nagpautang.

Better job terms for security guards pushed
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January 27, 2023

Better job terms for security guards pushed

A BILL has been filed in the House of Representatives that seeks to institutionalize the labor rights and employment benefits of security guards.

In his bill, Davao City First District Representative Paolo Duterte said that security officers and other private security personnel must be eligible for benefits including overtime pay, social security, 13th-month pay, retirement benefits and service incentive leave in addition to salaries that are at least at the national minimum wage.

"While they put their lives on the line for the protection of establishments and the general public, these security personnel are deprived of the same protection from their employers in terms of salary and benefits," Duterte said.

Duterte, Yap want end to abusive, unfair debt collection practices
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January 26, 2023

Duterte, Yap want end to abusive, unfair debt collection practices

Concern that violations of debtor’s rights to privacy and unfair debt collection practices are becoming prevalent prompted Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo Duterte and Benguet Rep. Eric Yap to file a bill aimed at stopping the malpractices and protect both the debtor and the creditor.

House Bill No. 6681 or the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, intends to regulate debt collection practices of debt collectors to protect borrowers from abuses, harassment, unfair treatment and misrepresentations and to also ensure that debt collectors would not be disadvantaged.

Pulong seeks more benefits for ‘sikyus’
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January 26, 2023

Pulong seeks more benefits for ‘sikyus’

DAVAO City 1st District Representative Paolo “Pulong” Duterte has filed a measure that aims to improve the welfare of security guards and other members of the private security industry by institutionalizing rules set by the labor department on their employment, working conditions, and benefits.

Along with Benguet Rep. Eric Yap, Duterte proposed that security guards and other private security personnel be entitled to, among others, a salary of not less than the minimum wage; service incentive leave and other benefits enjoyed by regular employees, such as overtime pay, social security, 13th-month pay, and retirement benefits.

Solons push for unfair debt collection practices’ end
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January 26, 2023

Solons push for unfair debt collection practices’ end

Concerned that violations of debtor’s rights to privacy and unfair debt collection practices are becoming prevalent, Davao City First District Representative Paolo Duterte and Benguet Representative Eric Yap filed a bill seeking to stop the malpractices and protect both the debtor and the creditor.

House Bill 6681 or the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act seeks to regulate debt collection practices of debt collectors to protect borrowers from abuses, harassment, unfair treatment and misrepresentations and to also ensure that debt collectors would not be disadvantaged.

Paolo Duterte pushes for better employment terms, benefits for security guards
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January 26, 2023

Paolo Duterte pushes for better employment terms, benefits for security guards

Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte has filed a measure seeking to improve and protect the welfare of security guards and other members of the private security industry.

Duterte and Benguet Rep. Eric Yap have jointly filed the proposed Magna Carta for Security Guards and Other Private Security Personnel.

Under the measure, security guards and other private security personnel will be entitled, among others, to a salary of not less than the minimum wage and service incentive leave and other benefits enjoyed by regular employees, such as overtime pay, social security, 13th month pay, and retirement benefits.

These 2 solons want to enact a ‘Magna Carta for Security Guards’
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January 26, 2023

These 2 solons want to enact a ‘Magna Carta for Security Guards’

Security guards won’t be left behind in House Bill (HB) No. 5493. In fact, they’re front and center as its beneficiaries.

Davao City 1st district Rep. Paolo Duterte and Benguet lone district Rep. Eric Go Yap penned and filed the measure, which is also known as the proposed Magna Carta for Security Guards and other Private Security Personnel.

“While they put their lives on the line for the protection of establishments and of the general public, these security personnel are deprived of the same protection from their employers in terms of salary and benefits,” said Duterte and Yap in the explanatory note of the bill.

Proteksyon sa mga security guard itinulak ni Rep. Paolo Duterte
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January 26, 2023

Proteksyon sa mga security guard itinulak ni Rep. Paolo Duterte

Proteksyon sa mga security guard itinulak ni Rep. Paolo Duterte

Itinulak ni Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte ang panukala upang mapabuti at maproteksyunan ang mga security guard at iba pang miyembro ng private security industry.

Inihain nina Duterte at Benguet Rep. Eric Yap ang panukalang Magna Carta for Security Guards and Other Private Security Personnel (House Bill 5493).

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