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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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POEA Christmas Peak Season

Reminder for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) about the “Christmas peak season” of Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Due to the declared holidays for the coming Christmas and New Year, it is expected that there are days when clients come to the office by volume. For December 2015 – 21, 22, 23, 28 and 29. January 2016 – 4 and 5. Following are some reminders to avoid volume clients at POEA; 1. If an OFW arrives early in the Philippines, he / she can go to the POEA even before the…

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Public Advisory POLO

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), the Philippine Embassy of Kuwait wishes to inform all Filipinos in Kuwait that due to the continuous fluctuation in the exchange rate of Kuwaiti Dinar (KD) against the US Dollar (US $), the following shall be adjusted effective July 01, 2015. Verification Fee – From KD 3.000 to KD 3.250 OWWA Membership Fee – From KD 7.500 to KD 8.000 Overseas Employment certificate (OEC) – From KD 0.750 to KD 0.750 Thank you. Atty. Cesar L. Chavez Jr. Labor Attache 23 June 2015

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POEA Advisory on Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)

Effective April 01, 2015, the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) or exit clearance will be issued by POEA and its processing centers in Metro Manila to Balik-Manggagawa or vacationing workers separate from PHILHEALTH and PAG-IBIG collections.

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House Bill 4985 granting credit loans to OFWs finally approved by the House of Congress

Good News for all Overseas Filipino Workers / OFWs – House Bill 4985 granting credit loans to OFWs finally approved by the House of Congress. A measure creating a credit assistance program for overseas Filipino workers even before they leave the country has been approved by the House of Representatives on third and final reading. Under House Bill 4985 or the proposed Overseas Workers Credit Assistance Act, OFWs may borrow up to P50,000 from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to defray the living expenses of his or her family during…

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