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OEC Balik Mangagawa Certificates OFW ID

The Balik Mangagawa Certificate or most commonly known as OEC, has been the official portal paper that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) used in order for them to be allowed to pass through immigration for how many years now. And now, after the long wait of the new Filipino heroes, the OEC has been replaced and something better is now within their reach. Secretary Belo of The Department of Labor and

Taiwan grants paid leave for migrant workers

Taiwan grants paid leave for migrant workers Taiwan now adding new benefits and protection for migrant workers in their country. According to Ministry of Labor (MOL) said Tuesday, “Migrant workers in Taiwan are now eligible for paid leave after one year of service”. This means our OFWs in Taiwan will enjoy paid vacation, marriage leave, bereavement leave, and personal leave. The new regulations stipulate that employers cannot deny to grant

duterte ofw department

Duterte promises separate department for Overseas Filipino Workers ( OFWs ) “In a few months, you will have a department on OFW only,” said President Rodrigo Duterte to the Filipino Community in Bahrain during his 3 day visit.     The Department of Labor and Employment is currently the department that handles concerns relating to OFWs. Even before the current President was seated, he already expressed his want to establish

ofw savings value of philippines peso

Overseas Filipino Workers are the biggest influencers in saving the value of Peso. Just in February, a total of $2.17 billion cash remittances have been coursed in banks which was close to the same amount ($2.56) reached in December, which is one of the peak times for cash remittances. And remittances account for 10% of gross domestic product (GDP). And each year it continues to grow. The economy of the

SSS eyes mandatory OFW coverage

SSS eyeing to actualize a mandatory coverage for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) The Social Security System (SSS) here in the Philippines is currently eyeing to actualize a mandatory coverage for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) by approaching and seeking for support from lawmakers. This mandatory coverage of SSS seeks to broaden its members’ reach at the same time give security protection to OFWs. Emmanuel F. Dooc, SSS President and Chief Executie