Freelance Workers Protection Act
With 195 votes, the House of Representatives passed on final reading HB 8817 or the Freelance Workers Protection Act.
FDCP is encouraging the supporters of the bill to call for its passing in the Senate through the Committee on Labor and Employment headed by Senator Joel Villanueva.
With 195-0 with no abstention, the landmark measure which aims to protect the welfare of freelancers has been passed and approved in the House of Representatives. A counterpart bill at the Senate is up for its 2nd reading in the plenary.
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