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Overseas Filipino Workers

POEA suspends recruiter

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration suspended a recruiter for sending household service workers to Dubai, United Arab Emirates with the use of visas different from their actual work. POEA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said they suspended the license of Zareiko Productions Inc. Cacdac said Zareiko Productions, Inc. committed acts of…

Licensed recruiters have New Zealand job orders -- POEA

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday issued clarification it is not directly recruiting workers for New Zealand but interested workers may instead apply to licensed recruitment agencies which have existing jobs orders with NZ employers. POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said the recruitment agencies with existing NZ job orders are:…

Study thru distance learning, OFWs urged

Overseas Filipino workers who are high school graduates or college undergraduates are encouraged to continue their education through Open Distance Learning to obtain higher education and improve their living standards. Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo said improving their education will enable OFWs to seek better jobs. “We’ve established ODL precisely…

Pinay wants out of Russia

MOSCOW -- The plunge of the ruble hasn’t left only Russians shell shocked — foreign workers from traders to maids are considering bailing out as Moscow turns from an El Dorado into a financial black hole. The phenomenon is not quantifiable nor is there anything to indicate an exodus of…

No placement fees for New Zealand jobs -- POEA

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advised overseas Filipino workers planning to work in New Zealand not to fall prey to unscrupulous recruiters who collect placement fees for supposed jobs in the said country. POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac also warned recruitment agencies against charging placement fees from job applicants for…
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