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Cases Solved

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(updated as of June 22, 2011) Leticia from Qatar (case closed as of May 6, 2011) Leticia is a 46-year old Pangasinan native who traveled to Qatar to work as a baby sitter. Last April 30, 2011, she passed away. The nurse who took care of her at the hospital in Qatar reported Leticia’s death […]

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Overseas Filipino Workers Statistics

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3.9 million: Stock estimates of Filipinos abroad whose stay overseas is employment-related, as of 2009, according to the Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) 1.4 million: Deployed overseas Filipino workers, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) as of 2009 1,092,162: Deployed land-based OFWs (POEA, 2009) 330,424: Deployed sea-based OFWs (POEA, 2009) 61.3 percent: Land-based […]

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Passage of landmark treaty “a great victory” for the Philippines

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In the 100th International Labor Conference (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland last June 17, 2011, the passage of the Domestic Workers Convention was said to be a great success for the Philippines, as well as for the treaty’s main proponent, Acting Labor Secretary Danilo Cruz. For a country that is known to send out thousands of […]

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Paano Mo Malalaman Kung Peke ang Recruiter Mo?

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Kapag lumapit sa iyo at inalok ka ng trabaho, tapos siya mismo ay ahente lang ng isang recruiter at ni walang matinong opisina, pekeng recruiter iyan. Kung konektado naman sa lisensyadong recruitment agency pero sa ilalim ng puno ka ng manga kinakausap o kaya sa bahay mo imbis na doon mismo sa ahensya, malamang ay […]