The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) have recommended to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to exempt medical workers who have completed their overseas requirements as of Aug. 31 from the existing deployment ban on health workers.
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has decided to keep its ban on the deployment ban of health workers abroad despite an appeal from nurses to allow them to leave the country for jobs overseas.
Malacañang on Thursday appealed to Filipino health workers’ sense of nationalism following their appeal to lift the deployment ban so they can go back to work.
Filipino healthcare workers can now leave for their jobs overseas, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. said Wednesday (June 10).
In his third weekly report to Congress, President Rodrigo Duterte detailed the “intensified steps” his government has taken in relation to coronavirus (Covid-19).
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. is livid over the decision of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to ban the deployment of healthcare workers overseas due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis in the country.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has directed all recruitment agencies, which are deploying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong, to monitor the status of their workers – in connection with the continuing protest actions in the Chinese territory.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday reminded Filipinos that the suspension of job recruitment to Libya was still in place in view of the ongoing conflict in the outskirts of Tripoli.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Wednesday temporarily barred a local recruitment agency from deploying Filipino workers to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia over reports of abuses of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the area.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law mandating the publication of a handbook on the rights and responsibilities of Filipino migrant workers.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday warned Filipino jobseekers anew against human trafficking syndicates based in Dubai that have been illegally deploying Filipinos to Iraq.
Filipinos seeking work in the Middle East should think twice when told to shell out $10 for a supposed online registration system operated by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministry of Health.
Filipinos working in Macau will have to think twice before accepting supposed job offers from a recruitment “agency” there, the Department of Labor and Employment said.
It is the obligation of the government to take care of the millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) by providing them with standard printed information, Sen. Manny Pacquiao said on Monday.
Senator Joel Villanueva on Saturday urged the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) to prepare a contingency plan for the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who may be affected by the impending deployment ban to Kuwait.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration reminded prospective overseas Filipino workers over the weekend against using falsified documents to support their applications for overseas jobs.
Prospective workers should carefully scrutinize private job offers in Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned on Friday, as it noted existing employment ban in the state.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is set to release early next year the findings of its fact-finding investigation committee on the illegal recruitment activities involving the agency’s personnel and private recruitment agencies.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has relieved two officials pending investigation of their alleged involvement in illegal recruitment activities.
San Marino, a serene microstate in northeast Italy, may soon become a destination for overseas Filipino workers, particularly health care professionals.
Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are currently employed have been warned again to be more careful in accepting jobs from other countries.
Philippine officials in Guam are reminding Filipinos there to be “calm but cautious” in the wake of new threats by North Korea to fire missiles in its direction.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is not ready to issue the new identification cards for overseas Filipino workers despite the system launch last week.
Filipinos in Saudi Arabia were warned over the weekend against accepting jobs or work offers in Iran, especially as household service workers.