Recruitment agencies and foreign employers are mandated to submit reports on hired OFWs

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has reminded recruitment and manning agencies including foreign employers and principals, of their responsibility to monitor and report the status, condition, or significant events relating to its hired workers.

Failure to report on the status of employment of an OFW is a prohibited act under RA 8042, as amended, and the corresponding POEA rules on recruitment and placement of Filipino workers. Non-compliance warrants the institution of appropriate disciplinary actions and imposition of corresponding penalties provided under the rules.

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