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7 Most Common Problems of an OFW ; and How to Prevent these

It is not easy to be an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) BUT, there are still many Filipinos back home who want to work abroad. Many believe that working abroad is the best way to give a better life for your family and loved ones. However, OFWs face many problems while working overseas. Below are the most common problems of OFWs and how to prevent these; 1. Illegal Recruitment Many OFWs are victims of illegal recruitment. They believe all the things the recruiter says and pay all the fees said to…

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There are now 10,000 Undocumented Filipinos in Kuwait

According to Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa, out of the 265,000 Filipino expats living in Kuwait, around 10,000 are undocumented. Most of whom are domestic helpers who fled their employers and some women who are accused of illegitimate pregnancies. Others have problems with their residency permits. Reports said that Ambassador Villa is hopeful that in due time, Kuwait will hire Filipino nurses to work in the Ministry of Health. To date, Filipino nurses are a driving force in many private hospitals around Kuwait. The ambassador also defended the…

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Saturdays not counted as Paid Annual Holiday for Private Sector in Kuwait

Saturdays not counted as Paid Annual Holiday for Private Sector in Kuwait Kuwait Labor Law No. 6 of year 2010 for the Private Sector was recently amended. Article 70 which is about Paid Annual Holidays is somehow the main point of change. Before, the law stated that employees shall be entitled to a 30-day paid annual leave, which shall not be computed among the official holidays or sick days. Now, the new law states that employees shall be entitled to a 30-day paid annual leave, which shall not be computed…

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