This law, the RA 10991 is a landmark anti-age discrimination employment law and a employment discrimination settlements for many years that older people are deprived of the opportunity to continue to earn for a living. We were active since two years ago in opposing the age and gender discrimination at the workplace
Some good news to the overseas Filipinos and workers in their 40's, 50's and 60'. Workplace age discrimination, and age discrimination during the recruitment process no more. The No discrimination at work law, Republic Act No. 10911 (RA 10911) or an Act Prohibiting Discrimination Against Any Individual in Employment on Accounts of Age has lapsed into a bill and is now a law. Government agencies are finalizing the rules and regulations in implementing this landmark bill turn-into-law against discrimination based on age
screenshot from ABSCBN Bandila
“Hindi mag-aatubili ang Department of Labor and Employment yung strict implementation ng batas na ito. (The Department of Labor and Employment will not hesitate to strictly implement this law),” - Undersecretary Joel Manglunsod.
An image of applicants lining up for job search at a local job fair in Metro Manila.