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.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is gearing up for a possible repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya.
Senator Joel Villanueva on Tuesday asked the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to intensify efforts to protect the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) amid reports of alarming number of Filipinos working illegally in China.
Kuwait and the Philippines signed a deal on Friday to regulate domestic workers, after a dispute between the two countries led to a ban on Filipino workers in the Gulf state.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday warned the public against a bogus e-mail address using the name of the Philippine Embassy to lure Filipino looking for jobs in London.
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.
Filipino seeking employment abroad may want to consider working in Malaysia, as the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Kuala Lumpur noted an increased demand for foreign workers there.
Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are currently employed have been warned again to be more careful in accepting jobs from other countries.
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Qatar is preparing to extend assistance to 300 overseas Filipino workers affected by a fire there last week.
At least nine distressed overseas Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates received advice from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Dubai on what to do once they return home.
The Department of Labor and Employment is tapping the Civil Service Commission to conduct civil service paper-and-pencil examinations for overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong.