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DOJ recommends raps vs. labor exec in Saudi over ‘sex for flight scheme’

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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The Department of Justice has recommended the filing of acts of lasciviousness charges against a labor attaché in Saudi Arabia, who was embroiled in a "sex for flight" scheme preying on overseas Filipino workers.

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Baldoz wants airport assistance for repatriated OFWs simplified

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz this week ordered agencies assisting repatriated distressed overseas Filipino workers to further simplify their procedures at the airport.

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Philippines can help Asean in migrant workers’ protection

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Philippines
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VICE President Jejomar Binay said Wednesday that the Philippines has both the ability and duty to help Asean and other Asian states in crafting bilateral and multilateral agreements to protect migrant workers.

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PNoy: Japan to review employment scheme for Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Philippines
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President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said Japan will be reviewing its rules regarding the hiring and deployment of Filipino workers to their country.

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Despite govt programs, many OFWs from Libya still prefer overseas jobs

Posted by jaypee 36 days ago Philippines
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Many Filipinos who were repatriated from strife-torn Libya still prefer overseas employment despite the government's reintegration program.

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Report recruiters using deception, OFWs urged

Posted by jaypee 37 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos seeking work abroad should be wary of recruiters who encourage them to misrepresent themselves, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said Sunday.

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OFW deployment ban to Thailand lifted

Posted by jaypee 37 days ago Philippines
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With the downgrading of the Crisis Alert Level in Thailand from 2 to 1, the Philippine government has lifted the ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) there.

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Baldoz to new OWWA chief: Ensure assistance to OFWs from Libya, Iraq

Posted by jaypee 37 days ago Philippines
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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz's marching orders to newly sworn in Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) head Rebecca Calzado is to extend all forms of assistance to repatriated Filipino workers from Libya and Iraq.

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