Magna Carta for Informal Sector Workers pushed

The transport groups and Democratic Independent Workers Association (DIWA) Party-list Rep. Emmeline Y. Aglipay-Villar met during a recent assembly here.

Villar said she will make this measure a priority once she gets elected. This proposal passed the committee level during the 16th Congress but did not make it to the third reading.

“We are pushing it to give the informal workers sector a broader protection and opportunity to have benefits through SSS, PhilHealth, and Pag- ibig which will be coursed through local government units,” Villar said.

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