Launch of OWWA AYOS Truck: Driving Support to OFWs During Disasters

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The OWWA AYOS Trucks, standing for At Your Service Trucks, are mobile command centers equipped to offer a variety of services including a clinic for emergency medical needs, a communication center with high-speed internet for staying connected, and essential amenities such as a kitchen, bathroom, sleeping area, and more. These trucks come with security features like CCTV and powerful lighting … Read more

POPS-BaM Registration Login Balik Manggagawa POEA Link for OFWs

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The POEA Online Processing System for Balik-Manggagawa (POPS-BAM) is a secure and reliable system designed to help Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) apply for their Balik-Manggagawa documents. Through this system, OFWs can easily access all the required forms, affidavits, and other requirements necessary for processing their applications. Also Read: Understanding Balik Manggagawa (Returning OFW) The application form can be printed out once … Read more

Philippine Requirements to Travel Abroad (Filipino Passengers International Travel)

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Filipino tourists and OFWs departing from the Philippines for international travel need to be aware of the recent revisions to travel and document requirements needed by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. These updates are made effective on September 3, 2023 and provide clearer definitions regarding documents, inspection processes, and other related issues. The new measure outlines the standard requirements as … Read more

RIP: DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople

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Honoring the Legacy of Secretary Susan Ople: A Tireless Advocate for the Rights of Migrant Workers August 22, 2023 – MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Susan “Toots” Ople, the esteemed Secretary for Migrant Workers, sadly passed away at the age of 61 on August 22, 2023 as confirmed by the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). She left this world surrounded by the … Read more

How to Apply OEC: Turkey Online Appointment

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Acquiring your OEC is necessary if you are an OFW in Turkey. There are additional aspects to consider and requirements to complete before receiving your OEC. OEC holders are entitled to lower travel taxes and terminal charge exemptions for their spouses and dependents. When visiting the Philippines on vacation and returning to their workplace to complete or renew their employment … Read more

How to Verify Employment Contract in Greece

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One of the main functions of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) is processing individual contract verification of employment. The Labor Attaché will make sure that the contract terms are legal in the host country. The Philippines’ DMW BM Centers will get the validated contract as a requirement for OECs. Also Read: How to Renew OWWA Membership in Greece and … Read more

DMW Job Fair on May 1 Labor Day by Department of Migrant Workers

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On Labor Day in the Philippines, May 1, 2023, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) will host over thousands of job opportunities for potential overseas Filipino workers. The job fair, held at the DMW Office Blas F. Ople Building, Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA Mandaluyong City, will be attended by a variety of licensed recruitment firms from countries such as Taiwan, … Read more

PHP 10,000 Cash Assistance to Displaced OFWs in Saudi Arabia

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The Philippine government has set aside a total of PHP100 million to provide humanitarian aid to thousands of Filipino workers who have yet to receive their back wages and benefits from their former employers in Saudi Arabia. The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will work together … Read more

How to Verify Employment Contract in Madrid, Spain

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The role of contract verification is to make sure that the OFW has a legitimate job and an employer, and that the contract conditions match the minimal standards of the POEA and the host government. In order for OECs to be issued, the verified employment contract must also be submitted to the POEA BM Centers in the Philippines, and it … Read more

How to Verify Employment Contract in Washington DC, USA

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Prior to granting an OEC to an OFW, the POEA requires that the employment contract be verified. Contract verification is the process used by the Labor Attaché to make sure that the employment rights, benefits, and welfare of Filipino migrant workers are properly protected and respected at the worksite/place of employment. The Labor Attaché will make sure that the OFWs’ work … Read more

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