Infographic: Kasambahay Law
There seems to be a scarcity of reliable and trustworthy all-around yaya these days. The last yaya stayed with us for only five (5) months....
There seems to be a scarcity of reliable and trustworthy all-around yaya these days. The last yaya stayed with us for only five (5) months. Hubby and I gave her a salary increase on her third month and even let her loan thrice during her stay with us. We've been lenient on her outside communication, meals, day-offs, and even gave her a mobile phone service unit. Her pay is even higher than the regular and required salary of stay-in house helpers, but given all these, still she left, for reasons beyond my control.
My toddler didn't develop a close relationship with her anyway, so that's okay. Unlike his first yaya of two years, we cried when she left. I found out from the other house help that our yaya always scolded my toddler and spoke her dialect when she was going nuts with my son. You see, my son got his being a fighter from me, and being short-tempered from his dad. Wow, what a combination right? So if you yell at him or show him anything negative, he will give you the same reaction. But if you speak with him lovingly, he obeys right away and follows it with a big kiss and a tight hug. It really pays knowing your children to be able to get the best out of them and be able to communicate with them in a manner which will make them listen and obey.
So, while on the look out for the next yaya, I've been studying about the Kasambahay Law which was signed last January 8. I stumbled upon this good infographic about it, one look and you can be an expert on it. In my opinion, there are a pros but a list of cons for us employers. Let me know what you think about it too.
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