Establishments willing to correct lack of safety and health measures

After the Kentex fire incident, three joint assessment teams assured the Department of Labor and Employment that 1,045 establishments covering 14,697 workers pose no risk to workers’ lives and that the said establishments have indicated their willingness to correct their deficiencies.

DOLE updates on Oman amnesty for overstaying expatriate workers

Secretary Baldoz reports that there are a total of 232 registered OFWs. Out of this, 134 have been repatriated. The four-month amnesty, which is in effect until July 15, 2015, is in force in order to regulate the presence of foreign workers in Oman. DOLE urges unregistered OFWs to avail of this amnesty.