8 months DSWD preparing IRR so that it could deploy more welfare attaches in PH embassies MB
By Ellalyn de Vera-Ruiz The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now working on the crafting of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Republic Act (RA) 11299 or the Social Welfare Attache Act to ensure the welfare of Filipino migrant workers and their families. (MANILA BULLETIN) DSWD is in consultation with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Department of Health (DOH), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) for the crafting of the IRR. RA 11299, which amended RA 8042 or the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipino Act of 1995, requires DSWD ... more