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32 more OFW-friendly countries cited

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

32 more OFW-friendly countries cited

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  • Tuesday, 03 July 2012
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has listed 32 foreign countries as compliant to international requirements for the protection of foreign workers, thus assuring overseas Filipino workers of good work conditions and safety from possible abuses.

Baldoz said the governing board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has approved a resolution putting the 32 countries on the list of countries compliant with the guarantees on the protection of the rights of foreign workers provided under Section 2 of Republic Act 10022.

The 32 countries bring to 184 the number of countries certified by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) as labor compliant.

Thus, the POEA may continue to deploy OFWs to these countries and the DFA will continue to negotiate for better protection of household service workers even beyond April 12, she  said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/nation/item/1036-32-more-ofw-friendly-countries-cited

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