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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Pact For The Welfare Of OFWs Signed on the Last Day Of ASEAN Summit


An agreement between ASEAN countries which took 10 years to finalize has been signed by the leaders at the closing day of the ASEAN Summit hosted by the Philippines.. As expected, at least 212,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will benefit from a landmark pact signed by the 10 heads of state.   Under the Asean Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, Asean governments vowed to guarantee fair treatment and protection against abuse of migrant workers from neighboring countries.  The agreement, which took 10 years to negotiate, was signed by leaders of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, which chairs the bloc this year.  Sponsored Links  The Asean consensus “establishes a framework for cooperation” in the region to safeguard the welfare of migrant workers, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).  It seeks, among other things, to:  • Uphold the fair treatment of migrant workers regardless of gender and nationality • Provide for visitation rights by family members • Prohibit the confiscation of passports and overcharging of placement or recruitment fees • Protect against violence and sexual harassment in the workplace • Regulate labor recruiters • Respect the right of workers to fair and appropriate remuneration and benefits and their right to join trade unions and associations Advertisement Read More:       ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO
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An agreement between ASEAN countries which took 10 years to finalize has been signed by the leaders at the closing day of the ASEAN Summit hosted by the Philippines..
As expected, at least 212,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will benefit from a landmark pact signed by the 10 heads of state.

Under the Asean Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, Asean governments vowed to guarantee fair treatment and protection against abuse of migrant workers from neighboring countries.

The agreement was signed by leaders of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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The Asean consensus “establishes a framework for cooperation” in the region to safeguard the welfare of migrant workers, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
An agreement between ASEAN countries which took 10 years to finalize has been signed by the leaders at the closing day of the ASEAN Summit hosted by the Philippines.. As expected, at least 212,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will benefit from a landmark pact signed by the 10 heads of state.   Under the Asean Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, Asean governments vowed to guarantee fair treatment and protection against abuse of migrant workers from neighboring countries.  The agreement, which took 10 years to negotiate, was signed by leaders of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, which chairs the bloc this year.  Sponsored Links  The Asean consensus “establishes a framework for cooperation” in the region to safeguard the welfare of migrant workers, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).  It seeks, among other things, to:  • Uphold the fair treatment of migrant workers regardless of gender and nationality • Provide for visitation rights by family members • Prohibit the confiscation of passports and overcharging of placement or recruitment fees • Protect against violence and sexual harassment in the workplace • Regulate labor recruiters • Respect the right of workers to fair and appropriate remuneration and benefits and their right to join trade unions and associations Advertisement Read More:       ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO
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