POEA imposes total ban on deployment of OFWs to Kuwait
The POEA Governing Board has approved a resolution imposing a total ban on the processing and deployment of domestic or household service workers, semi-skilled workers, skilled workers and professionals, including crew changes and shore leaves of Filipino seafarers in Kuwait.
Recruitment agencies and foreign employers are mandated to submit reports on hired OFWs
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has reminded recruitment and manning agencies including foreign employers and principals, of their responsibility to monitor and report the status, condition, or significant events relating to its hired workers.
Failure to report on the status of employment of an OFW is a prohibited act under RA 8042, as amended, and the corresponding POEA rules on recruitment and placement of Filipino workers. Non-compliance warrants the institution of appropriate disciplinary actions and imposition of corresponding penalties provided under the rules.
Germany needs additional 550 Pinoy nurses under Triple Win Project
The Federal Republic of Germany has opened additional job opportunities for Filipino nurses to address its urgent need for healthcare professionals under the continued implementation of the Triple Win Project.
Qualified applicants must be Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the Philippines with Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Applicants must also possess an active Philippine Nursing License with at least two years of professional experience as nurse in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and other healthcare institutions.