The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced in its website (www.dole.gov.ph) on 25 March 2020 that it will be providing a one-time financial assistance to OFWs whose employment was affected due to COVID-19. The DOLE Guidelines, mechanics of implementation and/or related advisory on the cash assistance program will be posted at this website and continue reading : IMPORTANT ADVISORY
Pursuant to Public Advisory No. 6-2020 issued by the Consulate General of the Philippines in Dubai and Northern Emirates on 22 March 2020 and in accordance with the efforts of the UAE government to mitigate the spread of COVID 19, please be informed that the frontline services of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Dubai continue reading : IMPORTANT ADVISORY: SUSPENSION OF POLO FRONTLINE SERVICES
In accordance with the efforts of the UAE to prevent the spread of COVID 19 and as part of precautionary measures to ensure public safety and protection, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office- Dubai and Northern Emirates will still observe normal working hours but shall suspend the following services effective 17 March 2020 (Tuesday) until further continue reading : IMPORTANT ADVISORY
Pag-IBIG Fund Services and transactions can now be accessed online thru VIRTUAL Pag-IBIG.
The Search for 2020 Bagong Bayani Awards is now open. Deadline for submission of nominations is on 30 April 2020.
The Department of Labor and Employment assures all Filipino workers abroad that the Department, through the Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLOs), is closely monitoring all cases linked to the viral pneumonia infections in Wuhan, Hubei Province in mainland China.
The POEA Governing Board has approved a resolution imposing a total ban on the processing and deployment of domestic or household service workers, semi-skilled workers, skilled workers and professionals, including crew changes and shore leaves of Filipino seafarers in Kuwait.
POEA Issues Governing Board Resolution No. 2, Series of 2020 on the Total deployment ban for all OFWs including crew changes and shore leaves of Filipinos in Iraq