5 months Expanded maternity leave Manilatimes |Biz
IRA PAULO POZONIt has been an auspicious year for legislation. Through our work, we drafted, negotiated, and passed into law a number of laws, one of which was the Ease of Doing Business Act I wrote about last year. This year, another policy we worked on was passed into law. The Expanded Maternity Leave Act (Republic Act No. 11210) was signed by President Duterte on Feb. 20, 2019, and we immediately began work on the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The IRR was signed on Labor Day. The passage is considered a victory for women and mothers working in ... more