Newly hired nurses now allowed to leave PH

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has officially lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of newly-hired nurses. In Governing Board Resolution (GBR) No. 17 dated Dec. 7 and released Tuesday, the agency allowed newly hired...

DOLE awaits PRRD nod on lifting of med workers’ deployment ban

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval on lifting the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses and other medical workers. “The IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of...

POEA open to expanding period of exemption from healthcare deployment suspension

MANILA, Oct 8 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Wednesday said it is open to further expanding the period covered by the exemption from deployment suspension of healthcare workers beyond August 31. According to POEA administrator...

10K healthcare workers went abroad since January — POEA

MANILA, Oct 8 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Wednesday said around 10,000 healthcare workers (HCWs) left the country to work abroad since the start of the year. POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said the health workers, particularly...

Newly-hired healthcare workers can leave PH — POEA

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Tuesday said newly-hired Filipino healthcare workers (HCWs) with perfected and signed contracts as of August 31 are allowed to leave the country. In Advisory No. 47-B, series of 2020, it...