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US Lifts Laptop Ban on Kuwait Airways and other Middle East airlines

A significant number of Filipino passengers fly onboard many Middle East airlines to get to their destination, most especially the United States. March of this year, the US imposed a ban on laptops and large electronic gadgets onboard flights that originate from 8 countries and 10 airports namely Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey. For security reasons was cited about the US move on this implementation. Last week, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines announced a lifting of the ban. Taking effect immediately, and due…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Work Contract

A work contract or an employment contract is an agreement between both the employer and the employee that sets out terms and conditions of employment. Although an agreement can be done verbally, if the worker is locally hired and employed only in the Philippines. However, a written employment contract is a must, if a company or an employer hired Filipinos to work and to be deployed abroad. Do: Read and understand the work contract before you sign on it. Once the contract has been signed, you have to do fulfill accordingly your duties as an OFW.  The employer should also comply and follow…

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Public Advisory from POLO OWWA

Public Advisory from POLO OWWA   The Philippine Overseas Labor Office and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (POLO-OWWA) will be closed to the public from Sunday, 27 November 2016 to Saturday, 03 December 2016 to enable POLO to relocate to its new location in Al Siddic Area.   POLO-OWWA will resume operations and re-open to the public on Sunday, 04 December 2016 at Siddiq. Please refer to the Location Map.   For emergency, please call the POLO hotline 9955-8527  

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