A bill that seeks to extend the maximum period of probationary employment up to 24 months is being pushed in Congress, in an effort to provide aid to the economy amid the health crisis.

Probinsyano Ako Party-list Rep. Jose "Bonito" C. Singson, Jr. has renewed calls for the passage of House Bill (HB) 4802, which will amend Article 296 of Presidential Decree 442 or the "Labor Code of the Philippines."

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