By Leila B. Salaverria
Too many foreign workers are apparently coming into the country illegally and taking jobs away from Filipinos, according to TUCP party list Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza, who said authorities must review labor and immigration laws to address the matter.
By Christian V. Esguerra
More than 100 days after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hammered Eastern Visayas, President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday appealed for continued foreign assistance, saying helping victims get back on their feet has remained his top priority.
By Bert Eljera
Filipino nurses are among several employees who are likely to lose their jobs as the St. Rose Dominican hospital here implements a plan to lay off workers.
By Niña P. Calleja
Immigration authorities reminded local companies hiring foreigners to secure special work permits for them to avoid penalties and imprisonment after authorities received reports that many foreign workers, mostly Chinese nationals, have been illegally working in the country.
By Matikas Santos
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) described 2013 as “a crisis period” as the agency spent almost P70.6 million to help overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia affected by the country’s “Saudization” policy.
By Joey Gabieta
For the 142 residents of a typhoon-devastated coastal village of Tacloban City, it will be a merry Christmas.
By Tonette Orejas
An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) recently spared the death row after spending 13 years in a Saudi Arabian prison for killing a Saudi national has found himself struggling to find a job in his home country.
By Anthony Advincula
As millions of people head home and travel across the United States for Thanksgiving, many Filipinos see it more as an economic opportunity, taking advantage of special compensation that employers give for those working during the four-day holiday weekend.
Tens of thousands of desperately needed jobs are being created for survivors of a catastrophic typhoon in the Philippines by paying them to clear mountains of waste from ruined cities and farms.
By Tina G. Santos
Filipino workers (OFWs) who have left their original employers or sponsors and are now working for new employers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will still be allowed to legalize their status despite the end of the grace period for undocumented foreign workers last November 3, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).