Secretary Baldoz: We should be the model in the observance of these laws that ensure the welfare of women workers
The 59 brings to 301 the number of OFWs repatriated from Yemen. A little over 400 OFWs still remain in Yemen.
Sec. Baldoz said the ECOP has credited the two-tiered wage system for “introducing the most critical criterion in the reform, which was the use of the poverty income threshold in the first tier as a major indicator in setting the floor wage.”
OFWs who were affected by the mandatory repatriation due to security crisis in Libya and Yemen can be redeployed in other countries which are in need of their skills.
Sec. Baldoz: I urge our private sector employers to use the advisory and pay their workers correctly.
Using the SEnA, a 30-day conciliation-mediation mechanism, the POLO made representation with the company which agreed to settle the RFA.
According to Sabulao, the POLO had contacted the Seabased Services Office of the POEA and requested Araw Manning Agency, which deployed the seafarers, to take responsibility for the plight of the seafarers.
The labor and employment chief further emphasized that with the SAGIP in place this holiday period.
Baldoz: Please fully cooperate in the mandatory repatriation. Your safety is the government’s paramount concern.
National Maritime Polytechnic in Tacloban City saves P6.5 million in repair expenses of a training boat.