Posts Tagged Filipino workers

Filipino workers in Czech Republic to enjoy minimum wage increase starting January 2021

Marje Pelayo   •   December 14, 2020

Workers in the Czech Republic, including Filipino workers, will receive an increase in their monthly minimum wage starting January 2021. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced the good news...

DOLE: Over 1-M Filipino workers displaced due to COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 13, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that over 1 million Filipino workers have been displaced due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis. The Labor Department on Sunday (April...

Health of Filipino coronavirus patient in UAE, unstable – Embassy

Marje Pelayo   •   February 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Two Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), said the Department of Health (DOH) citing reports from the Philippine Embassy...

Villanueva expects gov’t commitment to protect Filipino workers on Duterte SONA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Joel Villanueva on Friday said he is looking forward to hearing President Rodrigo Duterte’s push to protect and promote the interests of Filipino workers in his...

2 Filipinos killed, 3 others injured after being hit by train in New Zealand

Robie de Guzman   •   June 19, 2019

Two Filipino workers were killed and three others were hurt when the car they were riding in was hit by a train in New Zealand, the Philippine Embassy in Auckland...

15 Filipino repatriates to arrive from Libya

Marje Pelayo   •   May 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Fifteen (15) Filipinos are expected to arrive home to the Philippines on Thursday (May 30) as part of the Philippine Embassy’s efforts to repatriate Filipino workers affected...

Gov’t to order total deployment ban of Filipino workers to Libya

Marje Pelayo   •   September 28, 2018

  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Governing Board is set to approve a resolution that will impose a total deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers...

Kuwaiti social media star ‘unapologetic’ of controversial rant vs. Filipino workers’ rights

Marje Pelayo   •   July 24, 2018

    In a statement posted on her Instagram Stories on Tuesday (July 24), Kuwaiti social media influencer Sondos Alqattan remained “unapologetic” of her controversial remarks against Filipino household workers in...

Demand for wage hike justifiable

UNTV News   •   May 25, 2017

MANILA – DOLE says if the study of Asia Business Philippine Industries in 2014 will be used as basis, employers’ net profit reaches P1.63 trillion yearly. Now that the economy...

150 repatriated OFWs arrive in the country

UNTV News   •   May 19, 2017

  MANILA — Rowena Abdulrahman  is one of more than 100 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived from Saudi Arabia on Thursday. She stayed in Riyadh for four years,...


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