Domestic workers law

Q and A on the batas kasambahay (Domestic workers law)

Q and A on the Batas Kasambahay, Republic Act 10361: An Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers, developed by the Department of Labor and Employment.

The law is a landmark piece of labour and social legislation that recognizes for the first time domestic workers as similar to those in the formal sector. It strengthens respect, protection and promotion of the rights and welfare of domestic workers or kasambahay.