Ople pushes for changes to Anti-Trafficking Act

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I think tama itong idea ni Ople. We need more people pushing for this. The executive director of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-profit organization that assists distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs),  is pushing for amendments to the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003, specifically to remove the provision protecting theContinue reading “Ople pushes for changes to Anti-Trafficking Act”

POEA revokes licenses of 2 recruitment agencies

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Take this info at heart if your planning to apply for overseas job. ================================== The licenses of two recruitment agencies have been cancelled after they were found be collecting excessive placement fees from Filipinos applying for work overseas. “The public should be extra cautious when applying for work overseas and report to POEAContinue reading “POEA revokes licenses of 2 recruitment agencies”

POEA News: Labor undersecretary is new POEA chief

Bonjour. Mabuhay. In connection to an earlier post indicating POEA Adm Carlos Cao, here’s more information for you OFWs to review on. ========================================== Labor Undersecretary Hans Cacdac is the new head of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) beginning on Monday.       Government officials, who declined to be identified, said Cacdac had already taken his oathContinue reading “POEA News: Labor undersecretary is new POEA chief”

POEA News: POEA boss sees writing on wall, starts packing

Bonjour. Mabuhay. It’s a New Year, and yet it seems we will be getting the same kind of news from time to time. Here’s looking forward to a really good year for everyone, kahit na we continue to hope things work out for our country. Read on…   ===================== While there has been no officialContinue reading “POEA News: POEA boss sees writing on wall, starts packing”

POEA Revives Validation Of OFW Exit Clearance At NAIA

Bonjour. Mabuhay. For our vacationing OFWs, here’s an update on the new policy for checking Overseas Exit Clearance at the airport. Starting March 1, 2011, overseas Filipino workers leaving the country through Ninoy Aquino International Airport will have to pass through the labor assistance centers of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to validate theirContinue reading “POEA Revives Validation Of OFW Exit Clearance At NAIA”