Senate ratifies reso on ILO 190 to end violence at work places

Senate ratifies reso on ILO 190 to end violence at work places

/ 04:58 PM December 11, 2023

Senate ratifies reso on ILO 190 to end violence at work places

The Senate building at the GSIS Complex in Pasay City. (Photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Monday ratified the resolution concurring in the ratification of International Labor Organization Convention No. 190 concerning the elimination of violence and harassment in work places around the world.

Senate Resolution No. 877 was approved and ratified with 20 affirmative votes during Monday’s plenary session.


Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva, co-sponsor of SRN 877, said he believes that the concurrence will help address the violence and harassment at work, both domestically and abroad, especially our Overseas Filipino Workers who remain vulnerable to all types of harassment.


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“Napakarami po sa ating mga kababayan dito at sa ibang bansa ang nakakaranas ng pangmamaltrato at karahasan. Dapat na po itong wakasan,” said Villanueva.

(Many of our countrymen here and in other countries experience maltreatment and harassment. This needs to end.)

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President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. earlier asked the upper chamber to adopt ILO No. 190.

Marcos, after examining the convention’s text, said he found it advisable for the Senate to ratify the measure.

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