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Stricter Singapore foreign work policy, not worrisome

Posted by jacobo 1262 days ago Philippines
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The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) allayed fears of possible mass displacement of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Singapore after the island-state recently implemented stricter measures in hiring foreign nationals.

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Kerala survey on migrant workers to start in May

Posted by jacobo 1262 days ago India
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Kerala, home to a majority of Indian workers in the Gulf, will launch a comprehensive survey on migration from the state and its impact on families to plan and execute a welfare and rehabilitation plan for returnees.

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New plan to nab illegals revealed

Posted by jacobo 1263 days ago Saudi Arabia
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There will be three options under a new plan by the Ministry of Labor to obtain information on companies that are violating labor laws, said Adel Fakeih, minister of labor, yesterday on an MBC show hosted by Dawood Al-Shirian.

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PHL Embassy in Riyadh reminds undocumented Pinoys to take advantage of grace period

Posted by jacobo 1263 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia said rumors about a supposed amnesty for people illegally staying there were untrue.

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Number of undocumented Pinoys camping outside PHL consulate in Jeddah swells to 700 — DFA

Posted by jacobo 1263 days ago Philippines
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The number of undocumented Filipino workers camping out of the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has swelled to at least 700, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday.

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POEA places temporary ban on Filipinas seeking work in SKorea due to low demand

Posted by jacobo 1263 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has ordered a temporary stop on the sending of female Filipino workers to South Korea because of the apparent low demand for them there.

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OFW guide: A guide to Saudi labor and immigration rules

Posted by jacobo 1263 days ago Philippines
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The grace period given by the Saudi government is meant for violators of the Saudization policy (nitaqat) – specifically those foreign workers who work for employers who are not their sponsors. Those who fall under this category have violated Saudi LABOR law.

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Number of Pinoys in Saudi seeking repatriation surges, migrant group reports

Posted by jacobo 1263 days ago Philippines
http://www.businessmirror.com.ph —

THE number of stranded Filipino workers camped out near the Philippine Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has surged to 1,450 within the week, the migrants’ right group Migrante-Middle East (Migrante-ME) said.      

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