POLO Advisory 2019 No. 2 – Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)

POLO Advisory RE: Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)   The Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC), is a document issued by POEA, which serves as an “exit pass” for OFWs that certifies they have appropriately registered their employment activities with POEA. This is issued to new hires before their deployment, and to returning OFWs (Balik Manggagawa). For returning … Read more

POLO Advisory 2018 No. 1 – Paglilinaw Tungkol sa PLACEMENT FEE

POLO ADVISORY Paglilinaw Tungkol sa PLACEMENT FEE Ang Placement Fee ay ang binabayad ng isang OFW sa kanyang PHILIPPINE RECRUITMENT AGENCY na hindi lalagpas ng katumbas ng isang buwanang sahod, maliban sa mga DOMESTIC WORKER na exempted sa pagbabayad ng Placement Fee. Ang pagbabayad ng Placement fee ay maaaring gawin lamang pagkatapos pumirma ng kontrata … Read more

POLO Advisory 2018 No. 2 – Malta Outreach Activity (14-15 April 2018)

Malta Outreach Advisory (14-15 April 2018) Please be advised that for the upcoming outreach activity in Malta, POLO shall only be processing verification of contracts of workers with previous record with POEA. Please submit your names to the Honorary Consulate of the Philippines in Malta for initial verification on or before 26 March 2018. Kindly … Read more

POEA Advisory 2018 – “Tie-up” recruitment scheme is illegal recruitment

POEA Advisory “Tie-up” recruitment scheme is illegal recruitment The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday warned licensed recruitment agencies against consenting to tie-up arrangement with other recruiters. In a tie-up recruitment scheme, recruiters with foreign principals but without the proper authorization from the POEA engage the services and facilities of a licensed agency in the Philippines … Read more