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Makabayan bloc seeks P750 pay hike for private sector workers

The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Monday, March 13, urged President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to certify as urgent House Bill (HB) No.  7568, which would mandate a P750 across-the-board wage increase for those working in the agricultural and non-agricultural enterprises in the private sector.

7 solons vote no to Con-con bill; here's why

Seven lawmakers voted “no” to House Bill (HB) No. 7352, or the accompanying measure that would implement the Resolution of Both Houses No. 6 (RBH 6) to call for a Constitutional Convention (Con-con) to amend the 1987 Constitution.

Makabayan solons seek Mindoro oil spill probe

The progressive Makabayan bloc on Thursday, March 16, has called for an investigation by the House of Representatives into the oil spill in Oriental Mindoro that has already affected the livelihood of nearby communities, reached as far as Palawan, and impacted 1.4 million hectares of the Verde Island Passage Marine Corridor (VIPMC).

Bill seeks 2 days of fully paid menstrual leave for female workers per month

"The national government must also pass a law to institutionalize menstrual leave with 100 percent daily renumeration."