This work focuses on the fundamental information that every OFW should know.
With this guide, OFWs can get a clearer understanding of basic issues such as:
- placement fee,
- repatriation expenses,
- labor offices abroad and
- illegal recruitment.
Early chapters deal with the organizational structures of POEA, OWWA and other government agencies so you’ll know know how to use these offices when enforcing your rights.
Knowing the officers involved in addressing OFW’s concerns is the foundation of understanding them. Labor legislations involving overseas workers are also discussed such as the recent Migrant Workers’ Act which highlights the amount to be paid to an illegally dismissed employee.
Learn how to file cases against employers or agencies. This book teaches you the step-by-step process in enforcing claims starting with filing of complaint, mandatory conferences, filing of position paper, etc.
Solidary liability of foreign employer
Another interesting discussion is on the solidary liability of foreign employer and the local agency. In case of illegal dismissal of an OFW, who shall be liable for backwages and damages? Likewise, is the OFW a regular employee? These are interesting questions that are clearly answered in this book.
Other topics include:
- large-scale illegal recruitment,
- illegal recruitment by syndicates,
- bilateral labor agreements,
- mandatory remittance system,
- VISA, passport and documentation
- OFW claims for disability and
- death claims.
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Author: Atty. Elvin Villanueva
Price: Php 395
Ideal for: OFWs, those who intend to go abroad for employment, and relatives of OFWs.
Availability: National Book Store, Fully Booked and online.