1 week 35-hour work week bill approved in House on second reading MB
The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill instituting a 35-hour work week scheme as an alternative arrangement for employees in the private sector. Authored by Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, House Bill 309 is expected to be passed on third and final reading before the Yuletide season. 1PACMAN Partylist Rep. Enrico Pineda, chairman of the House Committee on Labor and Employment, sponsored the bill on the floor. He strongly appealed for passage of the measure.         Salceda, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, said the bill will allow employees in the private sector ... more