Davao region will celebrate the 2016 Migrant Workers Day on June 7 to recognize the immense contribution of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) to the national economy of the country.
Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte said his administration will see to it that undocumented migrant workers will get their proper status.
Migrant workers urged the incoming president, Rodrigo Duterte to create a special task force for the repatriation of undocumented overseas Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia.
Loradel thought it was the usual trouble at their workplace: a faulty wiring which their boss can easily put out.
Over 6,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were deployed abroad every year but not all of them were accounted by the government, a migrant advocacy group said.
A group of migrant workers asked presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte what he can do with inept Philippine officials abroad.
A nongovernmental organization catering to migrant workers wanted the city government to act fast on the establishment of an OFW center here.
Like most Filipinos finding no job opportunities here, she opted to leave her family of four and worked abroad. Her dreams were shattered when employers abused her as she recounted her ordeal in a press conference together with the militant Migrante and the Kilusang Mayo Uno Monday here.
Migrants rights’ advocates here condemned the alleged harrasment of their members and organizers after one of their houses was ransacked.
Overseas Filipino Workers rights group Migrante International launched “Tanggol Migrante,” a program that aims to provide assistance to OFWs and their families by creating local chapters that will provide paralegal, medical and psychological aid, among others.