The Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued GB Resolution No. 5-A, Series of 2018, allowing the processing and deployment of returning workers or balik-manggagawa and imposing a temporary suspension on the processing and deployment of newly-hired OFWs bound for Federal States of Micronesia subject to continuing coordination with the Department of Foreign Affairs in the monitoring of the status and welfare of OFWs in the US territory.
POEA warns public on fake jobs posted on Facebook
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warns job seekers on the proliferation of unauthorized Facebook pages that post supposed overseas job vacancies using the POEA name and logo.
Most of the Facebook pages offering jobs are operated by scammers, illegal recruiters, and other enterprising individuals who wanted to earn extra money though advertisements and links to other job portals. Owners of these Facebook accounts post job vacancies that were either fake or unverified and were not approved by the POEA.
Beware of job offers from “Jersey Oil and Gas Company”
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warns overseas Filipino workers against considering job offers supposedly from a certain “Jersey Oil and Gas Company”
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in London reported that several OFWs have received an “Official Employment Letter” from Jersey Oil informing them of approval of their application for employment.