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OFWs warned against illegal recruiters for Iraq, Afghan jobs 09/19/2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

OFWs warned against illegal recruiters for Iraq, Afghan jobs

09/19/2011
Illegal recruitment firms continue to offer non-existent jobs to Filipinos in strife-torn Afghanistan and Iraq amid an existing government deployment ban in the two countries.

Recruitment firms have expanded their operations in some Philippine provinces and in the United Arab Emirates two weeks after Malacañang announced a partial lifting of the ban, said recruitment consultant Emmanuel Geslani.

Only those Filipinos currently employed in Afghanistan and Iraq will be allowed to work there until their contracts are terminated by their employers.

“The deployment of new workers to both countries is still banned,” Geslani stressed. “The public is hereby warned that recruitment agencies are not offering new jobs in Iraq and Afghanistan and be wary of illegal recruiters offering non-existent jobs in both countries.”... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20110919hed6.html

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