Category: Buhay OFW

4-Migrant-workers

New FWA alarms employers and migrant workers; Employment Dept offers “grace period”

The newly implemented Foreign Workers Act of 2017 that came into effect last week, June 23, has faced criticism among employers and likewise created tension among migrant workers due to its alleged severe and unfair punishment.   Accordingly, Employment Department Director General Waranon Pitiwan said on Thursday that a “grace period” will be first given… Read more »

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OFW saved from death row in UAE

United Arab Emirates (UAE) court acquitted Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Jennifer Dalquez from death row after being convicted of murdering her male employer, said her 53-year old mother to Rappler on Tuesday, June 20. Jennifer Dalquez, who is from General Santos City, was imprisoned in December 2014 for the alleged crime of murder, and was… Read more »