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Urgent Hiring!

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The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, in partnership with the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS) and the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), is currently implementing a Project aimed at reducing the prevalence of severe exploitation of Filipino domestic workers overseas. The Project requires a Social Media Specialist to help manage […]

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Writing Seminar for Healing and Self Discovery

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June 01, 2017 Pag- IBIG Fund, Justinne Building, Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City   The “Writing Seminar for Healing and Self Discovery” aimed to utilize creative writing as a tool for former distressed OFWs to start the process of recovery, re- discover their self-worth and purpose, and map out their life plans.  The workshop was […]

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Tulungang Abante-Ople tagumpay

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Mga Kwentong OFWs: OMBE NASAGIP! Sa pamamagitan ng Blas Ople Center nasagip ng mga tauhan ng Overseas Worker Welfare Administration-Philippine Overseas Labor Office (OWWA-POLO) sa Jordan ang isang overseas Filipino worker (OFW) na umano’y minaltrato ng kanyang employer. Mistulang natanggalan ng tinik sa lalamunan at kaba ang mag-asawang Rose, 45, at Jhon Ombe, 50 naninirahan […]

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OFW groups favor Congress probes over BOC dialogue

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A coalition of OFW groups and advocates that have raised vigorous objections against the Bureau of Customs’ imposition of tighter controls over balikbayan boxes today welcomed the Senate and House hearings as a more appropriate platform for OFW concerns to be heard. John Bertiz, a former OFW and coalition spokesman, said leaders of the coalition […]

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OFW groups back DFA, DOLE position to suspend MIAA’s IPSC scheme

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A coalition of civil society groups and labor advocates today welcomed the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) call on the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) to suspend the implementation of the integrated airport terminal fee in view of the exemptions granted by law to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Susan Ople, president of the Blas F. […]