MANILA, June 30 -- The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) of Bahrain has announced that a general amnesty for illegal foreign workers in Bahrain will commence on July 01, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.Read More
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Cash sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose in line with expectations in April this year, which became the earliest month in history that saw remittances exceed $2 billion, documents from the central bank showed.
The deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working as household helpers went down by 20 percent in the first five months of 2015 compared to last year’s data, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Tuesday.
Filipino workers repatriated from strife-torn Yemen may claim a cash grant of P10,000 from the Financial Relief Assistance Program (FRAP) by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) within six months of their return to the Philippines.Read More
MANILA, Philippines – Lack of direct communication lines, lack of information on the right people and entities to contact, and proneness to abuse of female migrant household service workers (HSWs) are among the challenges the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) pointed out in its work safeguarding their rights.Read More