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Filipino household workers can fly to Kuwait next week – Bello

May 23, 2018 - 3:58 PM

'Skilled workers can fly to Kuwait anytime but the household service workers can fly next week, pending their visa application approval,' says Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

WORKERS' PLIGHT. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III gives updates on the welfare of overseas Filipino workers at a Senate hearing on May 23, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[OPINION] Challenges in deploying Filipino household service workers to China

Mar 23, 2018 - 9:29 PM

China is indeed likely to open its doors to Filipino household service workers, but there will be challenges and restrictions

INFOGRAPHICS: Labor orders in 2017 meant to ease workers’ burden

Dec 16, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Women can no longer be required to wear high-heeled shoes, and those in sedentary environment are required to take standing breaks. Here's a list of government directives that might be useful to you.

Taiwan increases pay of foreign house service workers

Oct 08, 2015 - 7:20 PM

They deserve the pay raise after [the rate] has remained stagnant for 18 years says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

MIGRANT WORKERS. A known labor-sending country, the Philippines gets a boost in the economy through the remittances of overseas Filipino workers. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Dialogue urged over labor migration row

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:30 PM

Saying dialogues have failed them in the past lawyer Steven Yanson says the anti Cacdac group would be willing to talk to any government official in positions higher than Labor Secretary Baldoz

Recruiters divided over labor migration reforms

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:18 PM

A newly formed group of recruiters alleges abuse of power by the POEA chief while established stakeholder groups regard them as disgruntled agencies unable to conform to POEA rules

PH labor chief defends Filipino helpers vs HK pol's remark

Apr 23, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Labor Secretary Baldoz says Regina Ip Lau Suk yee s remarks that Filipina maids are home wreckers is a personal opinion [and] not perceptions of the general Hong Kong populace