Qatar junks kafala; benefits OFWs

News Release Department of Labor and Employment September 23, 2020 Qatar junks kafala; benefits OFWs The government of Qatar has abolished the “kafala” system in the hiring and employment of migrant workers, a move described by the labor department as “a giant step towards improving the work condition of Filipino workers” in the Arab state. continue reading : Qatar junks kafala; benefits OFWs

RP CITED FOR BEST PRACTICES IN REPATRIATION OF FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS

RP CITED FOR BEST PRACTICES IN REPATRIATION OF FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS Labor Attache Cheryl Daytec-Yañgot Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Geneva The International Organization for Migration (IOM) just released a paper, “Repatriating Filipino Migrant Workers in the Time of the Pandemic.” The paper lauds the Philippines for best practices in repatriating Filipino migrant workers and cited three continue reading : RP CITED FOR BEST PRACTICES IN REPATRIATION OF FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS

More Pinoy workers feted overseas

News Release Department of Labor and Employment September 17, 2020 More Pinoy workers feted overseas Filipino workers overseas continue to reap recognition and accolades for their exemplary industry and work ethics even in the face of the global pandemic, the labor department reported on Thursday. And Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is all praises to continue reading : More Pinoy workers feted overseas

Bahrain resumes recruitment of HSWs; employers prefer Pinays

News Release Department of Labor and Employment September 15, 2020 Bahrain resumes recruitment of HSWs; employers prefer Pinays The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain announced that it has resumed the recruitment of domestic workers on Monday, September 14, lifting the temporary suspension last March due to COVID-19 pandemic, the labor continue reading : Bahrain resumes recruitment of HSWs; employers prefer Pinays

Singapore OFWs get unemployment aid

News Release Department of Labor and Employment September 14, 2020 Singapore OFWs get unemployment aid Filipino workers in Singapore who were displaced from their jobs due to the COVID-19 crisis received unemployment benefit assistance from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) and the Social Security System in the city-state. The OFWs were issued with a continue reading : Singapore OFWs get unemployment aid