HOUSE OKs BILL SETTING RETIREMENT AGE FOR RACEHORSE JOCKEYS AT 55 Created on May 19, 2014, 9:55 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a bill lowering the compulsory retirement age of racehorse jockeys from 60 to 55 years old.


NUP leader says US commitment to defend Philippines ‘reassuring’ Created on May 12, 2014, 11:00 am Posted by nup

A high-ranking leader of the National Unity Party (NUP) has expressed satisfaction over the statements made by President Barack Obama on the United States’ continuing commitment to defend the Philippines under a new bilateral agreement that would allow American troops and their facilities  temporary, rotational access here. 

Pro-education bills on priority list of measures for approval before June13 Created on May 12, 2014, 10:59 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has listed 14 priority bills, including several education-friendly measures, that it will fast-track for approval before the first regular session of the Congress adjourns on June 13, 2014. 

Nograles committee OKs bill lowering retirement age of surface mine workers Created on May 5, 2014, 9:49 am Posted by nup

The committee on labor and employment chaired by Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles has given the go signal to a proposed law that would lower the retirement age of surface mine workers from 60 to 50 to reduce their exposure to risks and various job-related hazards.

House labor panel approves bill strengthening role of LGUs as job facilitators Created on May 5, 2014, 9:46 am Posted by nup

The labor committee of the House of Representatives has approved a measure that aims to improve the access of job seekers to employment and livelihood  opportunities by expanding the role of local government units in operating Public Employment Service Offices (PESO) nationwide. 




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