As another Filipino faces execution abroad, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago prodded her colleagues to act on pending bills and resolutions aimed at protecting the rights of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Continue reading
After her speech for the Maynilad Leadership Talk at GT-Toyota Center, UP Diliman, 25 March 2015 Continue reading
By SENATOR MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO
(Guest speaker of Maynilad water company at the leadership forum at the UP-Toyota GT Center on 25 March 2015.) Continue reading
As the country celebrates women’s month, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago sought wider public support for her bills aimed at placing Filipino women on equal footing with men.
Santiago, author of the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and co-author of the Reproductive Health Law (R.A. No. 10354), said some of her proposed legislation on women and gender equality remain at the committee level. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on said employers are violating constitutional provisions on privacy when they access their workers’ personal social media accounts.
Santiago, a constitutional expert, filed Senate Bill No. 2681, which seeks to bar employers from compelling employees or even applicants to divulge their passwords for online accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading