POLO-WDC HOLDS 2ND KANTIKTOK SA EMBAHADA: VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF OFW FAMILY DAY

WASHINGTON, D.C.—   The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO-WDC), together with the Philippine Embassy, held its second virtual celebration of OFW family day through a Christmas caroling contest, with this year’s theme, “KANTikTok sa Embahada: Tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko” on December 18, 2021.   Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez and DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello continue reading : POLO-WDC HOLDS 2ND KANTIKTOK SA EMBAHADA: VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF OFW FAMILY DAY

POLO-WDC MEETS GAD CHAMPIONS IN THE CARRIBEAN ISLANDS AND THE UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, D.C.—   In line with the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO-WDC), together with the Philippine Embassy, gathered representatives from government offices and institutions as well as non-government organizations providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and violence against women in the Caribbean Islands and the continue reading : POLO-WDC MEETS GAD CHAMPIONS IN THE CARRIBEAN ISLANDS AND THE UNITED STATES

POLO-WDC OBSERVES 18-DAY CAMPAIGN AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

WASHINGTON, D.C.—   The Philippine Overseas Labor Office -Washington, D.C. (POLO-WDC) joined Filipinos worldwide in the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women and held a series of information, education and communication campaign in the United States and Caribbean Islands.   On November 25, POLO-WDC kicked off the campaign with the second installment of TAKETALK continue reading : POLO-WDC OBSERVES 18-DAY CAMPAIGN AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

POLO Washington, D.C. joins the observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women

POLO-WDC joins the world community in the 16-Day Campaign to End VAW, an advocacy campaign that is observed annually from November 25 to December 10. Further in observance of Proclamation 1172 s. 2006 promulgated by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the national campaign is extended to 18 days, including December 12, a historic date that marking continue reading : POLO Washington, D.C. joins the observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women

POLO-WDC AND CFO HOLD WEBINAR FOR FILIPINO TEACHERS ON H-1B VISA PROGRAM AND J-1 VISA PROGRAM

More than 100 Filipino teachers participated in a virtual forum jointly sponsored by The Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Washington, D.C. (POLO-WDC), the Commission of Filipinos Overseas (CFO), and the United Federation of Fil-Am Educators (UNIFFIED) in view of the persistent reports of shortage of teachers in the different school districts in the US. “The main objective of continue reading : POLO-WDC AND CFO HOLD WEBINAR FOR FILIPINO TEACHERS ON H-1B VISA PROGRAM AND J-1 VISA PROGRAM

POLO-WDC AND US DEPARTMENT OF STATE HOLD WEBINAR FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS UNDER A3 AND G5 VISA PROGRAMS

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO-WDC) gathered domestic workers in a virtual forum working for different embassies, ministers and members of the diplomatic corps as well as members of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank here on October 15, 2021 in response to some questions and concerns raised regarding their contracts of employment. continue reading : POLO-WDC AND US DEPARTMENT OF STATE HOLD WEBINAR FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS UNDER A3 AND G5 VISA PROGRAMS

OFWS LAUD FIRST VIRTUAL ONE STOP SHOP IN THE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS

WASHINGTON, D.C.—   More than three hundred Overseas Filipino Workers in the Caribbean Islands participated in the first ever virtual one stop shop organized by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office – Washington, D.C. (POLO-WDC) for the whole month of June this year in celebration of the National Migrant Workers’ Day.   For four consecutive weekends, continue reading : OFWS LAUD FIRST VIRTUAL ONE STOP SHOP IN THE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS