Twenty-one foreign recruitment agencies and direct employers were blacklisted and 19 erring local recruitment firms were suspended or whose licenses were cancelled in a continuing bid by the government to rid the overseas placement industry of misfits, the labor department reported over the weekend.
POEA launches online application system to monitor OFWs
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has developed and will soon introduce an online application to facilitate the monitoring of overseas Filipino workers.
The monitoring system will be used by Philippine recruitment and manning
agencies as a tool in reporting the status and condition of OFWs they have
deployed as prescribed by the POEA through Memorandum Circular No. 12,
Series of 2018.
All licensed recruitment and manning agencies are directed to send one representative to the orientation on the use of the new OFW Welfare Monitoring System on September 9-13 and 16-20, 2019 at the Function Room, 6th Floor, Blas F. Ople Building, Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City
(Please see your schedule here)