Category: OFWs

R.A. 11227: A Handbook for OFWs Act of 2018 Signed Into Law Feb. 22, 2019 (Full Text)

On February 22, 2019, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law Republic Act 11227 (R.A. 11227) known as “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…