Beware of Japan school illegally recruiting Filipino teachers
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Tokyo reported that a certain Heart English School, a language school in Japan has been directly recruiting Filipino assistant teachers without the proper authorization from the POEA.
The report said a Filipino contact has been facilitating the travel of the teachers as tourists or the conversion of student visas to teacher visas of those already in Japan.
POEA requires officers and staff of recruitment agencies to attend learning sessions
The Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued a resolution requiring all officers and personnel, including members of the Board of Directors of recruitment and manning agencies to attend orientation seminars as prerequisite in connection with the issuance of their license.
Guidelines on the deployment of OFWs to Japan under the Status of Residence "Specified Skilled Worker"
The Department of Labor and Employment has issued specific guidelines on the deployment of Filipino skilled workers to Japan in identified occupational categories as provided by the Basic Policy on Operation of the System of the Status of Residence of "Specified Skilled Worker".
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warns balik-manggagawa
or Filipino workers returning to their job site on the use of forged documents
when applying for exit clearance or overseas employment certificate (OEC).