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OFWs urged to file complaint against unscrupulous recruiters

Posted by jacobo 1056 days ago Philippines
http://businessmirror.com.ph —

Some Philippine-based recruitment agencies continue to take advantage of Filipinos in search of greener pastures, a group looking into conditions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) said, adding that it is a problem the Aquino administration should seriously look into.

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Binay’s office barred from getting reports on OFW cases

Posted by jacobo 1056 days ago Philippines
http://globalnation.inquirer.net —

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait has been barred from directly sending information on cases of Filipino migrant workers to Vice President Jejomar Binay, a “disappointing” directive that has slowed down his office’s response to overseas Filipino workers cases it receives every day.

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POEA to cancel license of recruitment firms violating rules on household service workers

Posted by jacobo 1056 days ago Philippines
http://poea.gov.ph —

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday reiterated that
recruitment agencies found violating government rules on the recruitment and
deployment of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) face penalties such as
suspension and cancelation of license depending on the gravity and frequency of the
offenses.

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POEA Warns Of Job Scam

Posted by jacobo 1056 days ago Philippines
http://mb.com.ph —

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has found several websites offering jobs abroad to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) using their name in the website.

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BusinessMirror - Groups to Senate: Pass amended OAV bill

Posted by jacobo 1057 days ago Philippines
http://businessmirror.com.ph —

THREE civil-society groups representing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)on Wednesday urged the Senate to pass the bill amending the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) Act.

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Exit visas of 10 Pinoy in Saudi Arabia now in process

Posted by jacobo 1057 days ago Philippines
http://manilachannel.com —

MANILA, Philippines – Good Samaritans really exist even at this time and age. According to Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigal Valte on a statement issued last Wednesday, due to the employer’s help, the exit visas of 10 OFWs who currently reside in the shelters are already in process.

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DFA: 28 Pinoys in Libya evacuated from Bani Walid to Tripoli

Posted by jacobo 1057 days ago Philippines
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At least 28 Filipino workers were evacuated from strife-torn Libya to Tripoli last October 4, the Department of Foreign Affairs said late Tuesday.

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Philippine recruiters accused of overcharging placement fees

Posted by jacobo 1057 days ago Philippines
http://mindanaoexaminer.com —

MANILA (Mindanao Examiner / Oct. 10, 2012) Overseas Filipino workers have complained against excessive placement fees being charged by recruitment agencies, according to Migrante-Middle East.

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