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).
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
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.