12/20/21, 9:53 AM menu SECTIONS PH mulls total ban on deployment of OFWs to Saudi Arabia | Global News ADVERTISEMENT Big Rewards For Filipino People Born Before 1981 (See if You Qualify) insert_drive_file TODAY'S PAPER search Monday, December 20, 2021 Survey Compare The Top 10 Most Beautiful Women in the World 2021 Mina Grande Beach Cottages ₱1,071.27 Last Frontier Beach Resort Spin Designer Hostel - El... ₱5,834.20 ₱2,425 Learn more Learn more morewownow The One WD40 Trick Everyone Should Know About MyHealthReads.com by Taboola Learn more “I have all the moral and legal reasons to recommend a total deployment [ban] if [Saudi officials] cannot address the needs of our workers,” he warned.He said a court in Saudi Arabia had already ruled in favor of the Filipino workers, whose employers had failed to pay their salaries for up to two years. According to Bello, many of the distressed OFWs had fallen ill while others had already died waiting for their compensation from their Saudi employers. ‘They have to pay first’ “They have won the case already in court. There’s already an award and the decision has become final and executory. I’m wondering why the decision has not been [implemented],” he lamented. The labor secretary said the Department of Labor and Employment was willing to address the concerns of Saudi’s Ministry of Labor regarding the recruitment process of OFWs. Ad: (51) Skip Ad Download In fact, he said, the two governments created their respective technical working groups to resolve the labor-related issues they both raised. We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link. “But they have to pay first what’s due to our OFWs,” Bello stressed. L t th B ll i d “ g t” d di g th https://globalnation.inquirer.net/201172/ph-mulls-total-ban-on-deployment-of-ofws-to-saudi-arabia Skip Ad I Agree 2/6

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