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#OFWRights: Align OFWs' repatriation with PH economic plans – experts

Sep 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM

In the 2016 elections Duterte received overwhelming support from OFWs – majority of whom voted for him on his promise to make working abroad an option instead of a necessity

JOB SEARCH. OFWs search for jobs online inside POEA.Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How can we ensure onsite protection for OFWs?

Sep 02, 2017 - 4:14 PM

One suggestion is to leverage the demand for Filipino migrant workers when going into multilateral or bilateral negotiations with host governments

MIGRATION. In this file photo, hundreds of Filipinos line up at a Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) where they will register to go overseas to work for better pay in Manila on August 5, 2010. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

#OFWRights: Duterte's migration policy

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:56 PM

More than a year since he sat in office what has President Rodrigo Duterte done to stay true to the promises he made before OFWs?

Recall Teehankee DFA appointment, labor groups ask Duterte

Jul 15, 2016 - 4:55 PM

UPDATED Teehankee says No harm was intended and all wages as sanctioned by Philippine and Swiss regulations have been long paid and settled

DFA USEC. Undersecretary Manuel Teehankee photo from his Facebook page

The 'OFWS' agenda: Recommendations for next president

Apr 18, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Migrants rights groups propose an agenda for OFWs meant to guide voters and candidates in the May 2016 elections

Tech-based services needed to protect OFWs – research

Mar 09, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Among Filipino migrant workers isolation from network connectivity – via email phone or social network – was a key indicator for labor trafficking says a University of Southern California report

Philippines fails to implement pro-OFW law – watchdog

Oct 23, 2014 - 10:25 PM

OFWs who have been abused in the UAE slam the Philippine government for slow progress of labor cases and laxity in monitoring proper implementation of labor contracts

When a cultural program becomes exploitation

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The au pair program invites young Filipinos for a cultural experience in Europe but some end up exploited and abused