POEA: OEC Delivery Service

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Found out that the OEC delivery service is now currently stopped. I wonder what options vacationing OFWs now have in getting oEC. Lahat ba dapat pumunta sa POEA? Kawawa naman ang mga bagong bayani ng bayan kung mahirap ang transaction sa pamahalaan. Services should be useful to people and proactively efficient. Anyways, nabsaContinue reading “POEA: OEC Delivery Service”

OFW News: Pampanga, gov’t agencies ink MOU vs. illegal recruitment

Bonjour. Mabuhay. In order to address the illegal recruitment problems we have in the country, certain steps are being done by our government. Read the news below to see one. Ang tanong is, will this work? Of course it will, if our elected officials and all government officials do their jobs right. We can alwaysContinue reading “OFW News: Pampanga, gov’t agencies ink MOU vs. illegal recruitment”

POEA warns against overseas jobs via ‘southern backdoor’

Bonjour. Mabuhay. In case you haven’t heard. Be warned. Be informed.   The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advised  would-be overseas Filipino workers to reject or at least be careful about job offers that require them to leave for abroad through the country’s “southern backdoor.” POEA Administrator Hans Cacdac said the exit points in the southernContinue reading “POEA warns against overseas jobs via ‘southern backdoor’”

Ople pushes for changes to Anti-Trafficking Act

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I think tama itong idea ni Ople. We need more people pushing for this. The executive director of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-profit organization that assists distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs),  is pushing for amendments to the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003, specifically to remove the provision protecting theContinue reading “Ople pushes for changes to Anti-Trafficking Act”

10 Commandments vs Illegal Recruiters

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I believe this is worth the read :).   THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is urging jobseekers to take the necessary time to study the 10 Commandments Against Illegal Recruiters to avoid being victimized by illegal recruiters. In an advisory, Dole Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz noted how important for an applicant toContinue reading “10 Commandments vs Illegal Recruiters”

POEA: Beware of fake recruitment e-mails

Bonjour. Mabuhay. A POEA story for you to read. Be aware everyone. Be smart. ================================================== The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has advised job seekers to ignore e-mails coming from certain “international companies” saying that they are selected for a job. In a statement, POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said an e-mail congratulating an applicant forContinue reading “POEA: Beware of fake recruitment e-mails”

POEA: Saudi Hiring 800 Muslim Nurses

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Good new to our Muslim sisters in Cagayan de Oro. ===================== CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines — Good news to female Muslim nurses. The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia is hiring 800 female Muslim nurses, the Philippine Overseas and Employment Administration (POEA) announced on Friday. This will be a government-to-government hiring ofContinue reading “POEA: Saudi Hiring 800 Muslim Nurses”

POEA Suspends Licenses Of 10 Recruiters

Bonjour. Mabuhay. POEA news for those planning to find their luck abroad. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) suspended the licenses of 10 recruitment agencies for charging excessive placement fees and committing other recruitment violations.   POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said the licenses of the following recruitment agencies were cancelled from January to February 2012: Tai-FilContinue reading “POEA Suspends Licenses Of 10 Recruiters”