We don’t have a kasambahay or helper for 5 years now. My husband and I decided that I will be a stay at home mom and be in charge of the house, while hubby is in charge of the finances.
For working parents who have no choice but to hire a helper or kasambahay for their kids and other needs, there is a new law about Kasambahay that took effect last June 4, 2013.
You can read more about it here “IRR of RA 10361 or Batas Kasambahay”. Make sure to download it, print it and read it carefully twice or thrice to make yourself familiar with the rules and regulations.
Here are some questions included in the Q&A section of The Kasambahay Law.
What are the specific acts declared “unlawful” under the law?
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) also creates sample documents to help employer
For more information about this law, check out DOLE website- http://bwc.dole.gov.ph/