TThe Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warns both Filipino workers and tourists looking for work in Macau to be cautious in accepting offers from other Filipinos for supposed employment in mainland China.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has advised Filipino workers to avoid offers of employment in Japan using “tourist-to-refugee” recruitment scheme.
The Office of the Undersecretary of Migrant Workers Affairs (OUMWA) of the Department of Foreign Affairs has requested the POEA to investigate a possible case of illegal recruitment or trafficking in persons involving a syndicate operating in Saitama Prefecture.
POEA warns OFWs on job offers from a third country
Filipino workers who are presently employed overseas should be more careful about accepting offers of employment in another country.
The POEA has received reports of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) in Hong Kong, Singapore and Cyprus who were lured into transferring to another country like Dubai, Mongolia, Turkey and Russia and who later found out the conditions of employment are not what one had in mind; or worse, the offered job is non-existent.