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).
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advises job applicants to be wary of illegal recruiters and other unscrupulous persons in view of the announced “thousands of careers in Poland” that are supposedly open to Filipino workers.
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Milan, Italy which has jurisdiction over Poland, has reported that while it is true that several employers from various industries are interested in hiring Filipinos, there are also several challenges encountered by OFWs already in Poland.