Solon seeks granting of two-week family and medical leave for employees

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A neophyte lawmaker is seeking the granting of two weeks of unpaid leave a year to employees whose spouse, parent, unmarried child or who themselves suffer from serious illness. Rep. Gus Tambunting (2nd District, Parañaque City) raised this proposal through...

Additional tax exemptions for individual taxpayers sought

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Lawmakers are now considering a measure that would ease the financial burden of individual taxpayers through possible additional tax exemptions. HB 2660, authored by Rep. Diosdado Macapagal Arroyo (2nd District, Camarines Sur) and Rep. Gloria...