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Baldoz warns OFWs against fake receipts

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz warned the public on Wednesday against groups or individuals issuing fake receipts in places frequented by overseas Filipino workers such as the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration.

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Envoy requests minimum wage for Indonesians in Taiwan

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei (IETO) has requested that Indonesian workers in Taiwan be covered by a minimum wage of NT$19,047 (S$791).

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Foreign workers allegedly paid $3 an hour in Halifax granted reprieve from deportation

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Philippines
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HALIFAX, NS — A group of 29 foreign workers who came to Halifax from the Philippines were granted special permission to stay in Canada on Wednesday after their employer was arrested under suspicion of mistreating employees.

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Eight undocumented Filipinos held in Turks and Caicos repatriated

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Philippines
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Eight Filipino workers held for almost three weeks in the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean for immigration violations have been repatriated to the Philippines after their release by authorities in the British territory, an embassy report said on Wednesday.

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OWWA to probe claims of fake receipts

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Philippines
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The Overseas Welfare Workers Administration (OWWA) on Wednesday said it will conduct an investigation to find the source of recently discovered fake OWWA receipts being issued to members.

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QF ‘model’ guarantees rights of workers

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Qatar
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Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) plans to enhance its migrant workers’ quality of life through a new welfare initiative aimed at curbing unfair employment practices, it was announced yesterday.

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30 OFWs arrive from Kuwait with tales of maltreatment

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Philippines
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At least 30 overseas Filipino workers returned to the Philippines from Kuwait after getting unfair treatment from their employers there.

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3 stranded seafarers return safely from Nairobi

Posted by jacobo 1525 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – Three Filipino seafarers stranded at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya last Easter Sunday were finally repatriated on April 21.

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