(UPDATED) - Voting 15-0, the Senate on Wednesday, May 22, approved on third and final reading a measure that is expected to end the practice of contractualization, more commonly known as "endo".
The Senate approval came a day after House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo reminded Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III about the need to pass this and 10 other House-approved bills to achieve the priority legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte.
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The Senate, in a social media post, said Senate Bill No. 1826 or Security of Tenure Act will strengthen the workers' right to security of tenure.