Tags: Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995

Fourteen years after the enactment of the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 or RA 8042, the problems confronting OFWs remain the same and are even getting worse. Without urgent action from the government, at least 41 overseas Filipino workers in different parts of the globe stand to suffer the fate of Flor…

Overseas Filipino workers have expressed support for a bill seeking to expand legal services for OFWs in distress. BY RONALYN V. OLEA MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat Overseas Filipino workers have expressed support for a bill seeking to expand legal services for OFWs in distress. The Migrante-Middle East, an alliance of Filipino migrant organizations with chapters in…