President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to expand the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers beyond Kuwait to protect them against abusive employers.
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Kuwait's foreign minister on Tuesday condemned what he called an "escalation" by Manila after the Philippines expanded a ban on its nationals working in Kuwait.
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Senator Chiz Escudero has raised the need for the Philippine government to tap countries that will protect overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from maltreatment and abuse once they are employed.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to be on good terms with bilyonaryo Lucio Tan if he can send planes to Kuwait to bring home distressed overseas Filipino workers.
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday confirmed that 800 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait are set to go home, and more Filipino workers in the Gulf state will be repatriated in the coming days.
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration reminded prospective overseas Filipino workers over the weekend against using falsified documents to support their applications for overseas jobs.
Filipinos' appreciation for the government's drive to enforce the law has decreased by a "significant" seven points in the third quarter of the year, Pulse Asia's latest survey showed.
Having sexual relationships is considered a crime in the United Arab Emirates.
Vice President Leni Robredo has reaffirmed her support for workers' rights as she hailed their contributions to the country in her message for Labor Day.
State auditors scored the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) for providing free dormitory rates to Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) employees in 2016, resulting in foregone revenues amounting to P441,166.
A total of 250 undocumented Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia are set to return to the country after King Salman Bin Abdulaziz granted them pardon.
Senators Vicente Sotto III and Joel Villanueva has express support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s order for the closure of online gambling firms in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte has instructed the Department of Labor and Employment to begin the forced repatriation of around 11,000 Filipino workers who are now out of jobs in Saudi Arabia, Secretary Silvestre “Bebot” Bello III said.
Following the deportation of a Thai national who insulted Filipinos on his Facebook posts, detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada filed a bill seeking to improve regulation, monitoring, and compliance mechanisms for hiring foreign workers.…