Proposed Senate Resolution No. 875, 14th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY INTO THE UTILIZATION OF OWWA FUNDS PARTICULARLY THE US$25.00 PER CONTRACT CONTRIBUTION OF MIGRANT WORKERS WITH THE END-IN-VIEW OF REVIEWING, FORMULATING AND ADOPTING A POLICY ON FUND STEWARDSHIP BY OWWA THAT IS TRANSPARENT, JUDICIOUS, ACCESSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE TO THE NEEDS OF OFWS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 886, 14th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOMENT, AND OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION TO EXERCISE UTMOST TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE DISBURSEMENT/UTILIZATION OF THE P250-MILLION FILIPINO EXPATRIATE LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT FUND, TO SHIELD IT FROM MISUSE, ABUSE AND CORRUPTION AND ENGENDER PUBLIC TRUST, IN THE NAME OF THE ROUGHLY 9 MILLION OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 1383, 14th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM, SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, EMPLOYEES COMPENSATION COMMISSION, HOME DEVELOPMENT MUTUAL FUND, OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO EXTEND EMERGENCY RELIEF ASSISTANCE AND CALAMITY LOANS TO MEMBERS, RESIDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES AFFECTED BY NATURAL DISASTERS SUCH AS TYPHOONS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 392, 14th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SUSPENSION OF THE PRE-DEPARTURE LOAN PROGRAM OF THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA) WITH THE END-IN-VIEW OF PROMOTING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN ITS TRANSACTIONS AND ENSURING DELIVERY OF ITS WELFARE SERVICES AND BENEFITS

Executive Order No. 154, s. 2021

Full Title
DIRECTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) HOSPITAL, CREATING THE INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ON THE OFW HOSPITAL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Date of Approval
December 7, 2021

Senate Bill No. 1659, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT ENHANCING PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE CUSTODY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 8042
Short Title
PROHIBITING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS/EMPLOYEES IN RECRUITING MIGRANT WORKERS (POEA, DOLE, OWWA, DFA)
Date filed
January 22, 2018

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 32, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE STATE OF THE EMERGENCY REPATRIATION FUND UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION, CONTROL AND SUPERVISION OF THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA), TO EVALUATE ITS UTILIZATION AND DISBURSEMENT, AND ASSESS ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ADDRESSING THE PROMPT NEEDS OF DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) WORLDWIDE

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 669, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SUCH AS THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA), THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (DOLE), THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA) AND OTHER LABOR RELATED AGENCIES OF THE GOVERNMENT, TO EXERCISE THE DOCTRINE OF PARENS PATRIAE OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE GUARDIAN OF THE RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE, IN PURSUING THE FILING OF CRIMINAL, CIVIL AND OTHER APPROPRIATE CHARGES AGAINST THE PRINCIPAL EMPLOYER, THE LOCAL PHILIPPINE AGENT AND SUCH OTHER PERSONALITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INHUMANE TREATMENT INFLICTED UPON OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKER PAHIMA ALAGASI PALACASI WHO APPARENTLY SUFFERED SECOND DEGREE BURNS WHEN HER EMPLOYER'S MOTHER DOUSED BOILING WATER ON HER

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 417, 15th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PREPAREDNESS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA), IN COORDINATION WITH THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA) AND OTHER RELEVANT AGENCIES OF THE GOVERNMENT, IN ADDRESSING ANY AND ALL CONTINGENCIES THAT THREATEN THE SECURITY AND WELL-BEING OF OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN TIMES OF CRISIS, WITH THE END-VIEW OF ENSURING THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE THIRD PILLAR OF THE PHILIPPINE FOREIGN POLICY WHICH IS TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PROMOTE THE WELFARE AND INTERESTS OF ALL FILIPINOS OVERSEAS

Republic Act No. 11227

Full Title
AN ACT MANDATING THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) TO DEVELOP, PUBLISH, DISSEMINATE AND UPDATE A HANDBOOK ON THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MIGRANT WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995", AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022.
Date of Approval
February 22, 2019