Many of them are already the children of the original OCWs
in the late-1970s and early-1980s-and sooner than later their grandchildren will be the next to board the next plane out of the Philippines.
The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) says if overseas Taiwanese manufacturers apply to invest on the island by the end of 2014, they are eligible for an extra overseas contract worker (OCW
) quota of 15%-20% and five-year exemption of guaranty fee for such extra employment.
As observed by Hugo (2002), among OCWs
in 1995, for example, 81,784 Indonesian women went abroad to work, compared with 39,102 men.
"USO Manual, Community Conducted Operations," record group 215, box 19 (OCWS
(17) This survey was intended to provide background material in which to nest ethnographic data collected through in-depth interviews with returned OCWs
and their households and participant observation.
(45.) Jocelyn Mariano, "Child Abuse and OCWs
," Tinig Filipino, October 1995, 26-27.
Some are legal temporary labour migrants or `overseas contract workers' (OCWs
), recruited by employers and governments.
The duty of the OCWS
was to coordinate recreation services of government, public, and private agencies to help meet the wartime needs of states and local communities.
Philippine Association of Migrant Workers and Advocates Kaibigan ng OCWs
OFW Committee Zonta Club of Quezon City United Filipino Seafarers Ang Kaagapay ng Bawat OFW Filipino Malaysian Cultural Sports and Workforce Training Program Bulacan Federation of OFW Family Circle Officers In their letter, the OFWs said they deserve an international airport that is efficient.
Ople Policy Center, Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines, OFW Watch, OFW Chamber of Commerce, OFW Council of Leaders-KSA, Kabalikat ng Migranteng Pilipino, Kapisanan ng mga Kamag-anak ng Migranteng Manggagawang Pilipino Inc, LBS Recruitment Solutions Corp., Philippine Association of Migrant Workers and Advocates, Kaibigan ng OCWs
, OFW Committee, Zonta Club of Quezon City, United Filipino Seafarers, Ang Kaagapay ng Bawat OFW, Filipino Malaysian Cultural Sports and Workforce Training Program, and the Bulacan Federation of OFW Family Circle Officers.
The PSA said OCWs
, or those with existing work contract, comprised 97 percent of the total OFWs during the period between April and September 2017.
Present during the consultation were Luther Calderon of KAMPI/ Kabalikat ng OFW Inc., Fe Nicodemus of KAKAMMPI, Karen Mapalad of Filipino Migrant Workers Group, Jojie Miranda and Ruth Ubaldo of Global Filipino Movement Foundation Inc., Gina Espinosa of KAIBIGAN, Lilia Raflores of Zonta Club of Quezon City, Jomarie Aquino of Advocacy for the Welfare and Development of Muslim OCWs
Inc., Hannah Seeres of OFW Family Club and host of Radyo OFW on Radyo Pilipinas, Susan Ople and Fort Jose of Blas F.