No compensation for OFWs laid off in Taiwan

News Philippines Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00 pm

Hundreds of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have returned home after being laid off from Taiwan because of the global crisis were assured by the government that they would be given loans for livelihood programs, as well as legal assistance and referrals, during an orientation conducted by the Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration. But an OWWA official remained evasive when asked about what the government could do about the loans OFWs incurred, their unpaid salaries, and the expenses for their airfare.

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