27 June 2014, GMA News

The Department of Labor and Employment is now investigating an unlicensed recruiter allegedly promising to send prospective overseas Filipino workers to Australia.

DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz ordered the probe following a complaint from the father of a female OFW planning to work in Australia as a nurse.

She said the OFW’s father claimed the company, identified as Philippine Management, Inc., is “enticing Filipino registered nurses to apply for nursing positions in Australia, with a promise of P2.5 million in annual earnings and financial assistance for those who will apply.”

Baldoz referred the complaint to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s Legal Assistance Division for investigation.

On the other hand, the DOLE said Philippine Management Inc. is not on the list of overseas recruitment agencies licensed with the POEA.

Yet, the DOLE noted there is a website, www.philmanagementinc.com, claiming to be formerly “Armstrong Canada.” READ MORE…


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