Malacañang clarified on Tuesday that only members of the European Parliament, not the European Commission, wanted to revoke the exports tariff exemption of the Philippines.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has deployed around 5,000 inspectors to ensure workplaces’ compliance with occupational health and safety standards for Filipino workers.
Employment programs for displaced Filipino workers both local and abroad will continue under the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), a labor official said Thursday.
Zero! No Filipino workers in three Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) says Sen. Joel Villanueva.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Friday defended his House Bill 78, which removes the foreign ownership restrictions on certain industries, including transportation and telecommunications, from criticisms it violates the Constitution and will disadvantage Filipino workers.
Senator Richard Gordon wants to distribute face masks, at lower prices, to Filipino workers in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, where there are large concentrations of Filipinos.
To protect overseas Filipino workers from the outbreak of coronavirus in China, President Rodrigo Duterte has given the green light to repatriate them.
Many unskilled and low-skilled Filipino workers “would rather slave it out abroad where they earn much more than suffer nearly slave labor minimum wage in the Philippines,” ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Jocelyn Tulfo said.
Suportado ni Senador Francis Tolentino ang ginawang hakbang ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa pagpupulong sa mga gabinete para sa standby fund para sa repatriation ng Filipino workers sa gitnang silangan na maapektuhan ng tensyon sa pagitan ng Estados Unidos at Iran.
Senator Imee Marcos on Monday warned that the government may be “caught flat-footed” if it limits the scope of its contingency plans for evacuating Filipino workers to just Iran and Iraq.
Party-list Rep. Jocelyn Tulfo (ACT-CIS) said offshore gaming hubs operating under the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) should prioritize giving jobs to Filipinos rather relying to foreign employment.
MANILA– Contrary to reports circulating online, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Filipinos working in Hong Kong are safe from and “largely unaffected” by the ongoing unrest in the area and sees no need to evacuate them.
President Rodrigo Duterte said the government is working to ensure Filipino workers in Russia are legal.
China is reportedly negotiating with the Philippine government about its plan to hire Filipina nannies in the near future, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said.
Senator Joel Villanueva has refiled the measure seeking to make labor-only contracting illegal, days after it was vetoed by President Rodrigo Duterte.
Cutting ties with Iceland over its resolution seeking probe into the human rights situation in the Philippines may have an adverse impact on Filipino workers there, according to President Rodrigo Duterte.
Vice President Leni Robredo has reiterated the need to end contractualization, as she pushed anew for just and fair working conditions for Filipino laborers.
Senator Grace Poe today paid tribute to Filipino workers.
With the influx of foreign nationals in the labor market, Senator Joel Villanueva on Friday said Filipino employers should give Filipino workers preferential treatment over foreign workers.
Special envoy to China Ramon Tulfo has dragged Jose Rizal into the controversy over his remark about Filipino workers’ supposed laziness, implying that the hero had the same thought.
Senator Loren Legarda on Tuesday urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to continue strengthening technical cooperation with other nations which is considered “good diplomacy.”
President Rodrigo Duterte has scoffed at the claim of Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano that a Cabinet Secretary will fly to Israel ahead of his scheduled visit next month for matters related to his health.
Poland, whose right-wing government opposes taking in migrants, may have to look to Filipino workers to cover a growing labour shortage hurting the economy, a senior official said Saturday.
President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Israel in September, his long-time aide confirmed Wednesday (July 25).