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

POLO-WDC CONDUCTS WEBINAR SERIES IN CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL MIGRANT WORKERS’ DAY 2021

As an introduction of the month-long celebration of the National Migrant Workers’ Day on June 2021, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)-Washington DC sponsored a series of webinars on financial literacy and social services of the Philippine government to Overseas Filipino workers in the United States and the Caribbean Islands.   Entitled Coming Home: Preparing continue reading : POLO-WDC CONDUCTS WEBINAR SERIES IN CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL MIGRANT WORKERS’ DAY 2021

POLO-WDC AND US DOL HOLD ONLINE FORUM ON US TEMPORARY NONIMMIGRANT (H2A AND H2B VISA PROGRAM) WORKERS PROGRAM

The Embassy of the Philippines, through the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) held a two-part webinar series on the US H2 Temporary Nonimmigrant Worker Visa Program primarily to address the concerns regarding the status of the Philippines in the H2 visa programs.   “ With the Philippines’ re-inclusion in the list of countries qualified to continue reading : POLO-WDC AND US DOL HOLD ONLINE FORUM ON US TEMPORARY NONIMMIGRANT (H2A AND H2B VISA PROGRAM) WORKERS PROGRAM

POLO MEETS US STAFFING AGENCIES, CONSULTANCY FIRMS AND EMPLOYERS IN THE HEALTH CARE SECTOR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Around 75 representatives of staffing agencies, consultancy firms and facilities in in the health care sector based in the United States attended the virtual orientation/briefing organized by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO-WDC) here last February 5, 2021. The said orientation/meeting came in the light of mounting requests (for the processing of) continue reading : POLO MEETS US STAFFING AGENCIES, CONSULTANCY FIRMS AND EMPLOYERS IN THE HEALTH CARE SECTOR

POLO-WDC AND PCG-HOUSTON HOLD POST ARRIVAL ORIENTATION SEMINAR (PAOS) FOR SONOCO WORKERS

WASHINGTON, DC – The Philippine Overseas Labor Office, Washington DC (POLO-WDC) and Philippine Consulate General in Houston, Texas (PCG Houston) with Honorary Consul Robert Romero conducted a Post Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) last 26 February 2021 for the Filipino workers of SONOCO, Louisiana. Consul General Jerrill Santos in his message said that PAOS is important continue reading : POLO-WDC AND PCG-HOUSTON HOLD POST ARRIVAL ORIENTATION SEMINAR (PAOS) FOR SONOCO WORKERS

BALIK-KABUHAYAN: Business and Investment Opportunities for Overseas Filipinos

WASHINGTON, DC – “ While the Philippine government is ready with all its reintegration programs for all our overseas Filipinos and returning workers, the pandemic has provided an opportunity to start a movement that acknowledges and taps the resources of non-government organization, civil society and the overseas Filipinos and the overseas Filipino workers themselves inspired continue reading : BALIK-KABUHAYAN: Business and Investment Opportunities for Overseas Filipinos

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMS IN THE PHILIPPINES AWAIT RETURNING OVERSEAS WORKERS

WASHINGTON, DC –The Embassy of the Philippines through the Philippine Overseas Labor Office and Philippine Trade and Investment Center resumed its Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) webinar series which debuted in 2019 highlighting local employment opportunities and livelihood package offered by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for Overseas Filipino Workers displaced by COVID 19. continue reading : JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMS IN THE PHILIPPINES AWAIT RETURNING OVERSEAS WORKERS

PREPARING FOR THE NEW NORMAL: Upskilling Opportunities for our Kababayans in the US and the Caribbean

The Philippine Embassy through the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC), launched last year “Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan” webinar series. The webinars aim to provide information in relation to Filipino workers in the United States and in the Caribbean basic entrepreneurship, upskilling opportunities, continue reading : PREPARING FOR THE NEW NORMAL: Upskilling Opportunities for our Kababayans in the US and the Caribbean

ONLINE KAN-TIKTOK SA EMBAHADA 2020

The  Philippine Embassy through the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO), held a virtual celebration of OFW Family Day in Washington DC on 18 December 2020 by organizing Kantata sa Embahada, which was a Christmas carol singing contest featuring children of the Filipino communities under the POLO’s jurisdiction. Last year, POLO also upgraded – and modernized continue reading : ONLINE KAN-TIKTOK SA EMBAHADA 2020