9 months POEA announces increase in minimum wage for Filipino nurses working in Germany MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino Good news to Filipino nurses working in Germany under the ‘Triple Win’ program. The Department of Labor and Employment said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) revealed that the government of Germany has announced last year the increase of the minimum wage for Triple Win nurses. “The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said nurses who were interviewed and have signed employment contracts as of January 1, 2019, will receive 2,000 euros before and 2,400 after recognition as a qualified nurse. The previous minimum wage was 1,900 euros and 2,300 euros,” the Labor department said in a statement. ... more