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Taiwan OKs wage hike for newly-hired foreign workers

Taiwan has approved an increase in salaries of newly-hired foreign workers, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) announced on Friday. In a press conference, DMW Secretary Susan Ople said the country’s labor attaches on the island reported that the wage hike will mainly benefit caregivers and domestic workers. “The application of wage increase only covers new hires, transferred workers, and

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DMW shuts down illegal recruitment firm; illegal recruiters nabbed with help of complainants

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) has closed down an illegal recruitment agency in Ermita, Manila offering non-existent jobs in the Middle East, DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” V. Ople said. Ople said the Anti-Illegal Recruitment Branch (AIRB) of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) padlocked last 29 July 2022 the office of Kharem’s International, an unregistered and unlicensed company posing

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Appointed Officials of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), new faces make up DMW

Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan “Toots” V. Ople today announced the appointment of key DMW officials, describing them as “a mix of seasoned government officials and new faces who share a commitment to serve our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).” “Together, we will make the DMW a secure home for our OFWs and their families,” Ople said. Ople said

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Arnell Ignacio named OWWA chief

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has designated television personality Arnaldo Arevalo “Arnell” Ignacio as head of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Malacañang announced on Wednesday. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles confirmed Ignacio’s appointment in a statement. “We confirm the appointment of Mr. Ignacio as Executive Director Admin. V of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration,” Cruz-Angeles said. Malacañang has yet to release

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Global Marine: Sinuspinde ng DMW pagkatapos ng babala ng red list ng ITF

ISANG PHILIPPINE-based recruitment agency na labag sa batas na naniningil ng mga seafarers placement fee ay sinuspinde ang lisensya nito matapos i-highlight ng International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ang mga ilegal na gawi nito. Ang Global Marine at Offshore Resources Inc., na nakabase sa Manila, ay kamakailang naka-redlist sa ITFShipBeSure.org na direktoryo ng mga recruitment (manning) agents. Babala ito sa

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HIRING FILIPINO WORKERS

LEGALLY HIRING FILIPINOS TO WORK ABROAD THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS Over the years, the Philippines has deployed more than eleven million Filipino workers in 190 destinations in various fields – professional, medical, technical, operations and maintenance, construction, hotel and seafaring sectors. The recruitment of Filipino workers is done through a systematic recruitment network where foreign principals must course their manpower requirements

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Illegal Recruitment

What is Illegal Recruitment? Any act of canvassing, enlisting, contracting, transporting, utilizing, hiring or procuring workers and includes referring, contract services, promising or advertising for employment abroad, whether for profit or not, when undertaken by a non-license or non-holder of authority contemplated under Art 13 (F) of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended otherwise known as the Labor Code of

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Mandatory Requirement of Pag-IBIG Member ID (MID) Number for OEC Payment

With the consent of the Overseas Landbased Tripartite Consultative Council (OLTCC), the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement dated 20 October 2020 for the purpose of integrating Pag-IBIG member-contributions into POEA’s Electronic Payment and Collection System (EPCS). The agreement was aimed at strengthening the implementation of the mandatory

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Registered Nurse Job Hiring in Germany – Government to Government Hiring Program

EMPLOYER : GERMAN FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCY WORKSITE : Federal Republic of Germany CLASSIFICATION : Government to Government Arrangement The International Placement Service of the German Federal Employment Agency (ZAV/BA) is in urgent need of qualified nurses, but not limited to the position/s stated below: 600 REGISTERED NURSES General Ward Medical and Surgery Ward/Heart surgery Pediatrics and Neonatology Intensive Care Unit

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DMW digitalization to ease processing of OFW documents

he Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) has vowed to cut down the processing time of documents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) via digitalization in partnership with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). DMW Secretary Susan Ople said President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. wants the delivery of programs and services to the OFWs and their families to be swift. “When

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14th batch of Filipino caregivers, nurses arrive in Japan

More than 200 Filipino caregivers and nurses have arrived in Japan to work in local hospitals and caregiving institutions, the Japanese Embassy in Manila said Friday. The group, composed of 18 nurses and 213 caregivers, was the 14th batch of Filipino workers to get employed under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). According to the embassy, they will undergo six

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Warning on Online Illegal Recruitment Schemes

Warning on Online Illegal Recruitment Schemes promising “deployment after the lockdown” or “work interview after quarantine” The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has received reports that unscrupulous individuals misrepresent themselves as officers and staff of licensed recruitment agencies in order to entice jobseekers to apply. The illegal activities include the use of fake emails and websites, and/or fake job advertisements

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Laguesma, Ople sign Joint Circular defining roles, responsibilities

All is set for the smooth turnover of various labor agencies from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to the newly created Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). DOLE Secretary Benny Laguesma and DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople signed a Joint Circular today to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of Republic Act (RA) No. 11641, or the law creating

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DMW ready to assist OFWs as Macau imposes weeklong suspension of non-essential industries

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) is ready to aid Macau-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have contracted Covid-19 from the recent surge or will be affected by the weeklong suspension of all commercial and industrial business activities from 11 – 18 July 2022. DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” V. Ople urged OFWs in Macau to cooperate with its government by

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BALIK MANGGAGAWA (BM) REQUIREMENTS – RETURNING TO THE SAME EMPLOYER

May balak ka bang magbakasyon sa ‘Pinas anytime soon pagkatapos ng 2 years mong kontrata? Babalik ka ba sa dati mong employer/company? Alamin ang mga requirements para sa mga Balik Manggagawa (BM) bago magbakasyon para iwas abala, kabayan. SKILLED WORKERS: (any of the following contracts) POEA Standard Employment Contract (http://poloriyadh.dole.gov.ph/downloadable-forms/) printed in company letterhead Company Contract Copy of Valid PASSPORT

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OFWs in Hongkong receive “After Care Financial Assistance”

The government continues to provide financial support and assistance to Hongkong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who contracted Covid-19 since the start of the fifth Covid-19 surge last February. In separate dispatches submitted to Department of Migrant Workers Secretary Susan “Toots” V. Ople, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office – Hongkong (POLO-HK) report 2,302 Covid-afflicted

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Mandatory Philhealth contributions ‘too oppressive’ for OFWS

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople wants to revisit the mandatory contribution of overseas Filipino workers on Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth), saying the policy is “too oppressive.” “Bago pa ko nanumpa nag-flag na ako na (Before I took my oath of office, I was already flagged that) this is a sensitive issue among the OFWs,” Ople said in the

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How to Hire Filipino Workers – Agency Hire for Various Skills

A foreign principal that acts as a direct employer of landbased worker may be registered to more than one (1) Philippine agency. A foreign principal that is licensed to operate as a foreign placement agency may be registered/accredited to a maximum of two (2) Philippine agencies subject to the conditions prescribed by the DMW (Department of Migrant Workers). How to

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Hotel Worker / Housekeeper Job Hiring in Israel – Government to Government Hiring Program

Israel is in urgent need of qualified applicants for the position/s: 500 Hotelworker / Housekeeper *Hotelworker applicants who successfully registered their applications last March 11-16 need not reapply provided that they still possess the pre-condition/requirements and none of the disqualifications. General job description, general working and living condition Hotel housekeeper candidates should carry out efficient, high quality hotel housekeeping services

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