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Senate urged to pass bill seeking P50,000 credit assistance to OFWs

Posted by jaypee 127 days ago Philippines
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Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara on Monday urged his colleagues to pass the bill providing P50,000 credit assistance to overseas Filipino workers.

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PHL, US sign MOU on labor rights

Posted by jaypee 129 days ago Philippines
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The Philippines has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States seeking to protect Filipino employees and employers in the US by raising awareness about their rights.

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PHL domestic helpers still endure abuses, exploitation despite laws –group

Posted by jaypee 130 days ago Philippines
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Despite being rich in pro-migrant worker laws and policies, the Philippines lacks oversight and implementing mechanisms for these laws to actually benefit domestic workers.

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Trafficked Pinoy teachers in the US urged to come out in the open

Posted by jaypee 131 days ago Philippines
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Philippine officials in the United States are appealing to some 500 Filipino teachers there who were victimized by illegal recruiters to reach out to the embassy so that they could be given sufficient assistance.

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POEA warns vs. illegal recruiters plying trade at its premises

Posted by jaypee 132 days ago Philippines
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Be wary of illegal recruiters, even if they claim they can take you to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration's head office.

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PHL deploys crisis management team to Yemen to assist in repatriation | Pinoy Abroad | GMA News Online

Posted by jaypee 133 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government has sent a crisis management team to Yemen to help repatriate Filipino workers there after it raised the alert level to 3.

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52 OFWs from Libya back in PHL – OWWA 

Posted by jaypee 134 days ago Philippines
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(Updated 1:01 p.m.) A total of 52 Filipino workers from Libya arrived in Manila over the weekend, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said.

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POEA: No processing of returning workers to 3 Ebola-affected countries

Posted by jaypee 135 days ago Philippines
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Citing the continued threat of the Ebola Virus Disease, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration will hold the processing of Filipinos returning to three West African countries affected by the disease.

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