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Original name: Batas Kasambahay
Name: Domestic Workers Act (R.A. No. 10361).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Domestic workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-01-18
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-2012-L-92217
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-02-04)
Abstract/Citation: Article I - General Provisions
Article II - Rights and Privileges
Article III - Pre-Employment
Article IV - Employment - Terms and Conditions
Article V - Post Employment
Article VI - Private Employment Agencies
Article VII - Settlement of Disputes
Article VIII - Special Provisions
Article IX - Penal and Miscellaneous Provisions
Article X - Final Provisions

Repeals Chapter III (Employment of Househelpers) of the Labor Code (Presidential Decree No. 442 of 1974) as amended and renumbered by Republic Act No. 10151.
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