Date: 23 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
Manila, Oct 23 - The House of Representatives has approved on second reading House Bill 6550 which seeks to grant benefits and privileges to day-care workers. House Bill No. 6550 or the proposed “Magna Carta of Day Care Workers,” seeks to improve the social and economic welfare of day-care workers in recognition of their vital role in providing pre-school education and social development services to children. The measure defines day care workers as persons primarily engaged in the provision of early child development services and programs such as care, social development, education, protection, and other needs of children aged four years old and below in all government-sponsored day care centers.