migrant workers' act - updates

Rappler's latest stories on migrant workers' act


SC: DOH has power to regulate clinics for OFW exams

Jun 07, 2015 - 2:34 PM

The ruling effectively puts an end to decking a practice requiring OFWs to register at a group of medical clinic which then farms out registered OFWs to a medical clinic located elsewhere

Syrian, two others arrested for human trafficking

Apr 12, 2015 - 3:45 PM

The operation was conducted following complaints that the Syrian was recruiting overseas Filipino workers OFWs for non existent jobs in the United Arab Emirates

Philippines fails to implement pro-OFW law – watchdog

Oct 23, 2014 - 10:25 PM

OFWs who have been abused in the UAE slam the Philippine government for slow progress of labor cases and laxity in monitoring proper implementation of labor contracts

Teens 'fed once a day,' rescued from recruiters

Jun 18, 2014 - 2:41 PM

Bound for Saudi Arabia a 16 year old girl is rescued along with around 70 women from an alleged trafficking den in Pasay City