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More Filipino caregivers being victimized by wage theft

PAWIS members (left to right) Annie Sayo, Michael Tayag, Joan Soliven, Michael Dalupo and Fe Rodriguez

In a report it released recently, the Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition urged the county to do more in the face of alarming numbers of wage theft and retaliation complaints filed at the State Labor Commission’s San Jose office.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

150 Filipino teachers in Maryland to lose jobs, visas

Members of the Pilipino Educators Network, which is lobbying legislators to grant relief to Filipino teachers in Maryland who are facing loss of jobs and work permits. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

An estimated 150 foreign teachers, composed mostly of Filipinos, have been notified by the Maryland’s Prince George’s Country school system that it has no plans to sponsor temporary work visas or permanent residency at the end of the current school term.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

High demand noted for carpenters


Carpenters can hold their head up high.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH-US ink pact to protect Filipino migrant workers’ rights

Philippine Ambassador to US Jose Cuisia confirmed the date of US president Barack Obama's working visit to the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines signed an agreement with the United States Department of Labor (DOL) Monday in a bid to ensure that US laws on the rights of Filipino migrant workers were enforced.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Americas,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US gives $15-M grant vs sugarland child labor


The US government has awarded a $15-million grant to help an international organization combat child labor in sugarcane areas in the country.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »