OFWs-Social Protection

21 Jan 2021 – Dedicated program for workers’ cash aid unfunded

Published by rudy Date posted on January 21, 2021
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Gov’t urged: Give OFWs a break, put moratorium on SSS, PhilHealth premium hikes

Published by rudy Date posted on June 17, 2019

by Christia Marie Ramos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jun 17, 2019 Moratorium on SSS, PhilHealth OFW premium hikes sought MANILA, Philippines — A non-government organization (NGO) on labor migration called for the moratorium on all premium hikes to be collected from Filipino migrant workers as it warned that this would likely push workers away from seeking…

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DOLE labor offices to conduct post-arrival seminars to arriving OFWs

Published by rudy Date posted on October 25, 2018

By Leslie Ann Aquino, Manila Bulletin, Oct 25, 2018 Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has instructed the Philippine Overseas Labor Offices to conduct post-arrival orientation seminars (PAOS) to newly-arrived overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) ideally within one month from the date of their arrival in the host country.

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RP on supporting OFWs

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2011

Deployment of Filipinos abroad as overseas contract workers (OCWs) or overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been increasing in recent years. Based on a recent count, an average of 100 OFWs leave the Philippines every hour to find well-paying jobs abroad.

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Villar chides IC for failing to inform OFWs of insurance

Published by rudy Date posted on June 4, 2011

Sen. Manny Villar chided the Insurance Commission (IC) for its failure to embark on a public information campaign about the mandatory insurance coverage for overseas Filipino workers, many of whom do not understand the benefits accruing from it.

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GMA faces plunder raps over OWWA fund misuse

Published by rudy Date posted on April 27, 2011

MANILA, Philippines –  Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and three of her former officials were charged with plunder and other offenses before the Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday.

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Palace sets aside $23M for returning OFWs

Published by rudy Date posted on December 7, 2010

The government has set aside P1 billion ($22.7 million) for the “reintegration” of returning overseas Filipinos in their home country, President Benigno Aquino 3rd said on Monday.

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Binay to suspend insurance coverage for OFWs

Published by rudy Date posted on November 29, 2010

Vice President and presidential adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFWs) Concerns Jejomar Binay urged the joint congressional oversight committee to suspend the implementation of the law requiring insurance coverage for agency-hired migrant workers.

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July 30 – World Day
Against Trafficking in Persons

“One life trafficked, one too many!”

 

Invoke Article 33 of the ILO constitution
against the military junta in Myanmar
to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

Accept National Unity Government
(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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