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5:22 PM May 24, 2019

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Sen. Sotto Says Bill Ending Endo May Turn Into Law in 2 Weeks

SOTTO – Philippine Senate President Vicente Sotto III expressed on how a bill ending endo can pass into a law in just two(2) weeks.

Undeniably, a lot of workers now are hopeful that the bill ending endo can still turn into a law before the 17th Congress ends. Many irregular workers wanted to finally have a stable job.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is one of those pushing to end contractual employment in the Philippines for the welfare of the Filipino workers.

Based on a report on ABS-CBN, the endo bill of the Senate has already passed the third and final reading. However, its counterpart has yet to pass on the House of Representatives’ reading.

Sotto

According to the report, there are only six(6) session days left. But, according to Sen. Tito Sotto, there is still a way.

Speaking to Ted Failon on DZMM, the Senate President expressed that the bill ending endo can still pass into a law in just two(2) weeks if the House would adapt the version of the Senate.

Sen. Tito Sotto
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The Senator described the Senate’s version of endo bill as “palatable to Malacañang”. Based on the report, he is hopeful that the House would adopt their version so there would be no more bicameral meeting.

“Yung version naman [ng Senate] palatable sa Malacañang. ‘Yung House version may kaba ng konti sabi sakin ni [Finance] Sec. Dominguez,” he said.

As of this writing, there are still no further information regarding the endo bill. We’ll keep you posted for updates.

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