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One-Stop Service Center Now Opens to Serve Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

The One-Stop Service center that promised by President Rodrigo Duterte during his SONA is now open for business. In response to the President Duterte’s orders to streamline and make it easier for OFWs to avail the services of the government, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) opens the first one-stop service center for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). According to POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac, the newly opened center includes representatives from various agencies with services that are all “relevant to OFWs,” and is now ready to serve as many as 2,000 to 3,000 OFWs daily….

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Only Qualified Returning OFWs are Exempted from OEC Requirement

With the strong demand from returning overseas Filipino workers, and in response to President Duterte’s instruction to simplify procedures and requirements for fast and efficient processing of employment documents and getting overseas employment certificates (OEC), the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has approved a resolution exempting returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from getting overseas employment certificates (OECs). The following will be exempted from the OEC requirements on a pilot project basis; Balik-Manggagawa who are returning to the same employer and jobsite and with existing record/s in the POEA database, and those hired through the Government Placement Branch…

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POEA Memo for All Landbased Licensed Agencies Clarifying their Responsibility to Monitor OFWs

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has released a memorandum to all POEA landbased licensed agencies reminding them their responsibility to monitor and report to POEA any significant incidents concerning the welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Obligasyon din po ng licensed recruitment agencies na mag MONITOR ng kalagayan ng mga naipadalang OFWs, at magbigay ng quarterly reports patungkol dito. Pati na rin po ang pagbigay ng REPORT sa POEA kapag may di-pangkaraniwan na pangyayari na naranasan ng OFW. Obligasyon din ang pagtalaga ng WELFARE/OFFICE COUNSELOR kapag higit na 100 na…

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