MANILA, Feb. 26, 2012—Migrante Middle East (ME) joins the universal Church in celebrating the 26th Migrants’ Sunday and in praying for the humanization of labor.
MANILA, March 27, 2011—The militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemned the decision of President Benigno C. Aquino administration on the labor case of the Philippine Airlines (PAL), Asia’s first commercial airline, favoring the management’s decision to retrench their regular workers in lieu of outsourcing some of the airlines’ line of work. KMU said […]
MANILA, March 27, 2011—Migrante-Middle East on March 27, disclosed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued an order regulating the hiring of Filipinas as household help in the oil rich kingdom. John Leonard Monterona, regional coordinator of Migrante-ME, said in his email that it is but a reflection of the Philippines’ poor labor policy.
ANTIPOLO CITY, December 27, 2010—Seventy-year old Lola Irene Sto. Domingo has been working in the Mid-east since 1984. Poverty has pushed her to leave Sta. Cruz, Manila and go to Saudi to work as household help. However, she run away from her employer and has been an illegal alien in the oil-rich Kingdom. Now she’s […]
Antipolo City, November 25, 2010—A human rights’ group in Hong Kong has assailed Pres. Benigno C. Aquino III for the Morong 43 case, as the incarcerated health workers and their families have received nothing from the Chief Executive but excuses. Aglipayan priest, Fr. Dwight de la Torre, co-convener of the HK Campaign for the Advancement […]
IMUS, Cavite, Nov. 22, 2010—Filipino migrant workers in Taiwan have assailed the new law making an insurance plan compulsory among overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Dave Chang, chairperson of Migrante in Taiwan in a statement said the new regulation will shoo away prospective employers for it will add to their already heavy burden. “We have confirmed […]
MANILA, October 5, 2010—Migrant rights’ watchdog, Migrante-Middle East has urgd the government to investigate the cases of five (5) Filipina nurses, who were allegedly abducted and gang raped in Saudi Arabia. In an email, John Leonard Monterona, regional coordinator of Migrante-ME said, they have received a two separate reports the Kapatiran sa Gitnang Silangan (KGS), […]