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Japan, bagong destinasyon para sa mga household workers

ABS-CBN News Posted at Apr 21 2016 11:19 PM [embedded content] Sisimulan na ang “pilot testing” ng pagpapadala ng mga Pilipinong household worker sa Japan. Kapag maganda ang kalalabasan, panibagong oportunidad umano ito sa mga OFW na naghahanap ng bagong ...

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Some Filipino health workers turn backs on opportunities in Japan

MANILA – A number Filipino nurses and caregivers who seized the opportunity to undergo training in Japan to qualify for work there have ended up returning to the Philippines, including some who passed the tough licensure exam. “The journey to ...

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NJ workers demand $15 minimum wage

NEW JERSEY – Many celebrated in New York on Monday after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law that will gradually raise the state’s minimum wage to $ 15 and also establishes paid family leave for New York workers. But just ...

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Amnesty says workers at Qatar World Cup stadium suffer abuse

A view of the construction work at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, March 26, 2016. Photo by Naseem Zeitoon, Reuters. DOHA – Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years ...

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Malaysian firms offering longer maternity leave to attract female workers

PETALING JAYA — Most companies in Malaysia give their female employees the standard 60-day paid maternity leave, but there are some that are now moving to offer longer leave benefits to attract female workers. Telecommunications company Digi, which is part ...

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BPO employees evolve into knowledge workers

A San Francisco-based company has recently opened a premium-grade facility at Fort Bonifacio, where average monthly salaries start at more than P30,000 for qualified applicants who want to escape the monotony of business process outsourcing jobs. “It is really the ...

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DOLE gives assistance to retrenched workers in Saudi

Nakikipag-ugnayan na ang Department of Labor and Employment sa mga kumpanya sa Saudi Arabia na nagtanggal ng mga empleyado kabilang ang ilang OFW. Gustong tiyakin ng DOLE na makakatanggap ang mga Pinoy ng karampatang benepisyo. Bandila, March 21, 2016, Lunes ...

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One in six HK domestic workers are victims of forced labor: study

LONDON, March 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One in six migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong is a victim of forced labour and a significant proportion have been trafficked, rights campaigners said on Tuesday as they called for stronger protections ...

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Sixth of HK domestic workers victims of forced labor – experts

LONDON – One in six migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong is a victim of forced labor and a significant proportion have been trafficked, rights campaigners said on Tuesday as they called for stronger protections for the city’s maids. Research ...

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S. Korea to offer almost 7,000 jobs to Filipino workers

Magandang balita para sa mga naghahanap ng trabaho sa ibang bansa. Halos 7,000 trabaho ang inaalok ngayon para sa mga manggagawang Pinoy sa South Korea. Nangangailangan din ang isang malaking flour at bakery company sa Kuwait ng mga Pilipinong manggagawa. ...

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