Thursday, September 19, 2019 | Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains which may trigger flashfloods & landslides will be experienced over Ilocos region and the provinces of Batanes, Benguet, Zambales, Bataan & the islands of Babuyan.| Adequate oil supply in PH assured | Venezuela parliament ratifies Guaido as interim president | Iran Seizes another Tanker for Allegedly Smuggling Fuel | Carlo Aquino plays a deaf character | Explosive Dez Wells debut sets tone for SMB | 1 USD = 52.26 PhP as of closing Sep 17, 2019|
SITE SEARCH
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM YOUR GOVT AGENCIES >> OWWA
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
Photo Gallery
pg_govt_owwa01.jpg

A call to include seafarers' training in the newly created International Bargaining Forum (IBF) has been forwarded to both ship owners and unions.

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is the lead government agency tasked to protect and promote the welfare and well-being of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents.

The agency has two-fold mandate:

a. Delivery of welfare services and benefits; and
b. Ensuring capital build-up and fund viability

Objectives:
a. Protect the interest and promote the welfare of OFWs in recognition of their valuable contribution to the overall development effort;

b. Facilitate the implementation of the provisions of the Labor Code concerning the responsibility of the government to promote the well-being of OFWs;

c. Provide social and welfare services to OFWs, including insurance, social work assistance, legal assistance, cultural services, and remittance services;

d. Ensure the efficiency of collection and the viability and sustainability of the fund through sound and judicious investment and fund management policies;

e. Undertake studies and researches for the enhancement of their social, economic and cultural well-being; and

f. Develop, support and finance specific projects for the welfare of OFWs.

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is the lead government agency tasked to protect and promote the welfare and well-being of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents. Through this section, OWWA provides us with the latest information on trainings, events, and various services that OFWs need to be updated on. A browse on this page keeps you posted on the services that OWWA provides to the OFWs.