2 weeks 300 OFWs sent home to provinces with new fast-tracked system MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Some 300 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were sent home by the government on Thursday, June 18, as part of its vow to speed up the repatriation of migrant workers to their home provinces within five days. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III (Keith Bacongco) Government officials, led by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello, held a send-off ceremony for the OFWs at the Paranaque Integrated Exchange (PITX) on Thursday afternoon. “In compliance with President Duterte’s order to facilitate the swift return of our displaced workers from abroad to their ... more