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Maid gets P320K back pay with DOLE agency’s help


It’s an “early Christmas” for Nena Zabaldica, a domestic helper from San Juan City, who finally received over P320,000 in back wages from her South Korean employer with the help of National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) office in the National Capital Region.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs in South Korea to receive higher pay in 2015

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Overseas Filipino workers in South Korea can expect a higher pay in 2015 after the South Korea Minimum Wage Council (SKMWC) passed a 370 Korean won increase in the hourly minimum wage rate, the Department of Labor and Employment said Monday.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

DOLE profiles needs of OFWs home from Libya


“If there is gunfire they enlist their names, but when it’s quiet, they will withdraw their names.”

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Harsher penalties sought vs PH diplomats in sex case


A party-list representative, claiming that labor and foreign affairs officials had essentially closed ranks around their personnel implicated in allegations of sexual exploitation of Filipino workers abroad, is seeking more resolute action from President Aquino and the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t didn’t act against ‘sex-for-flight’ scheme, says House panel report


The government has failed to “use all means to gather sufficient evidence” to hold accountable alleged perpetrators in the “sex-for-flight” scheme and should pursue criminal charges against them, a committee that investigated the controversy at the House of Representatives said.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »