By Maila Ager
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III wants the Senate to look into the planned integration of terminal fees into airfare starting Nov. 1, 2014, saying this would violate an existing law exempting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from paying such fees.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
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.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
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.
By Susan K
“If there is gunfire they enlist their names, but when it’s quiet, they will withdraw their names.”
By Leila B. Salaverria
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).