Tue. May 21st, 2019

Recruitment Agencies Obligations and Responsibility

It is an obligation and responsibility of the POEA licensed recruitment agencies to monitor the welfare and the status of all deployed land-based OFWs.

Recruitment agencies should provide a quarterly report to POEA or they should report if any unusual incident happened towards the OFW within 5 working days.

It is also the agencies duty to provide a welfare counselor/office if the agency has deployed at least 100 household workers (HSW).

Below is the POEA Memorandum Circular No. 3, series of 2016, addressed to all POEA land-based licensed agencies.

Subject: The responsibility to Monitor and Report to POEA Significant Incidents Concerning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

Pursuant to Rule I, Part VIII on Assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers of the Revised POEA Rules and Regulations Governing the Recruitment and Employment of Land-based Filipino Workers of 2016, the following responsibilities of POEA land-based agencies are hereby reiterated:

I. Monitor status and conditions of deployed OFWs and submit corresponding quarterly reports;

II. Submit appropriate reports, within five (5) working days from the occurrence of OFW incidents such as:

  • Death
  • Injury
  • Detention
  • Runaway
  • Missing OFWs
  • Desertion

III. Engage the services of a welfare/office counselor per job site, where at least a hundred (100) household service workers (HSWs) have been deployed; and

IV. Bring to POEA’s attention violations committed by the foreign employer/principal.

Recruitment Agencies

Source: AKO OFW Inc. FB

20 thoughts on “Recruitment Agencies Obligations and Responsibility

  1. Dati po ako ng trabaho sa Riyadh Saudi Arabia ng ran away po ako ksi masama ang ugali ng amo ko tapos ng patulong po ako sa asawa ko dito sa khobar sya po ang kumuha sakin sa Riyadh ano po ba ang dapat kung gagawin para maka Uwi ng pinas po dito me ngayon sa khobar please tulongan nyo po ako…parang awa nyo po…

  2. Ano po gagawin ko.yong pamangkin gsto bumalik ng egency.kso yong egency ayaw kunin don kc kaingan DW may ipalit.or bayaran nmin yong binayad ng amo .ska bat ganon don sa tarlac airport sumakay.wla egency sa pinas ni hndi manlang nka Pdos.d po ba elegal yong gnon.

      1. aqo po gsto.qo umalis dto.za amo.qo gsto.qo po ilipat.kso prblemA po dto.za egncy saude damam alkhubar .tnawagn.qona.po.egncy.qo.zapinas sbi.nde.dw pde gnon.ilipat.aqo ksi po prblme qo.za amo qo sbra sungit ano ano snasbi za wek po kya.qo.kso za ugali.nde po ang gsto.qo lng po sna mailipat aqo.mag isa lng po.aqo.dto bgo lng po aqo mg ddlwang bwan n po za ktposn.akla qo po myron aqo ksam wla.po pla.ano po ba dpat gwin .

  3. Ang asawa q po na rape sa dubai… nagpatulong po sya sa pulis don pro ala pa po usad nang kaso.. may medikal certificate po ciak hawak.. at bakit po cia pinipigil na lumapit sa phil. Embassy para humingi ng tulong..

  4. dpat tlg gwin ng mga agency ang pg monitor sa mga aplikante npaalis nila. npkhrap ng klgyan ng mga ofw lalo n dto sa saudi… tutal nknbang cla s bwat aplikante nkkalis…… d lhat kmi dto s saudi nka chempo ng mbait n amo…. maawa kau dun sa ibang ofw…
    aq isa lng reklmo q dto sa amo q.. tngi ng sis nia bghe q. ayaw ipagamitcskin mga dmit q…

  5. Good day po
    Ako po si lovely rose defensor
    Dito po ako sa buraida gasim ksa
    Isa akung beautician dito sa KOL AL ZAOUQ
    WRIGHT INTERNATIONAL MANPOWER INC ang agency namin.5 months kami Hindi pinasahud at Hindi po sinunod ang nasa contract namin.dalawa po kami dito si Belinda viernes po ang psngalan ng isa.
    Na e report na din po namin sa polo ito.
    Ang gusto lang po namin na payagan nalang kami lumipat sa ibang shop.
    Ng hihingi po Sana kami ng tulong.
    Maraming salamat po

  6. ma’am sir, about Po saamin Dito, Di Po Namin hawak ang passport at walang eqama mahigit 1year and 7months na Po Ako Dito nagwwork, ano Po b ang pwede naming gawin? Dito Po kami sa anak damam Saudi Arabia.

  7. Ask lang po sana aq July 24, 2016 po ng gabi dumating aq dto sa amo q sa Kuwait Peru ung sahod q madalas 10 po nya binigay sobrang late po halos half month tapos walang matinong pagkain hanggang ngayon hold parin nya yung phone q..nung ng palipas sana aq sa agency ang sabi lng nila non transferable law daw..kabago2x q pdw ngrereklamo na aq..bat gnun?

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