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Dole urged to step implementation of Kasambahay Law

Posted by jaypee 918 days ago Philippines
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THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) should beef up its efforts to inform the public about the prescribed standards, rights and privileges for the domestic workers, as contained in the Kasambahay Law, Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada said Friday.

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Human trafficking still persists in PHL —US report

Posted by jaypee 935 days ago Philippines
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Human trafficking remains pervasive in the Philippines under the watch of President Benigno Aquino III although a number of convictions sparked hope that reforms are in progress, the US State Department said in an annual report released on Monday.

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DOLE warns against hiring foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 941 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Amid reports of rising number of illegal foreign workers in the country, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday warned local commercial establishments against hiring of foreign nationals without securing necessary employment permits.

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OFW remittances in peril | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 943 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Alarmed over the move by developed countries to shut down remittance firms due to suspicions that these are being used to funnel funds to terrorists, the Philippine remittance industry is appealing to the Aquino administration and multilateral agencies to intervene.

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20 more Pinoys repatriated from Yemen

Posted by jaypee 947 days ago Philippines
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Twenty more Filipinos were repatriated from war-torn Yemen as the government continues its mandatory repatriation program there.

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Close to 6,000 Pinoys already repatriated from Syria –DFA

Posted by jaypee 954 days ago Philippines
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Twenty-eight more Filipinos were repatriated from Syria on Wednesday, bringing the total number of repatriates to 5,671 since the start of the repatriation program in 2011, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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POEA: New rules on work permits in Bahrain may affect several Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 954 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government on Wednesday urged Filipino workers in Bahrain to apply for mobility permits in accordance with the new rules set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for foreign workers.

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POEA: New rules on work permits in Bahrain may affect several Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 955 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government on Wednesday urged Filipino workers in Bahrain to apply for mobility permits in accordance with the new rules set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for foreign workers.

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