As part of DOLE reforms to transform FWRCs into centers of care and excellence In Riyadh, POLO increases Bahay Kalinga budget from SR2,500 to SR4,500 per week

 

 

As part of DOLE reforms to transform FWRCs into centers of care and excellence In Riyadh, POLO increases Bahay Kalinga budget from SR2,500 to SR4,500 per week Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said over the weekend that the budget for the provision of basic necessities of distressed overseas Filipino workers housed at the Filipino Workers’ Resource Center (FWRC), also called Bahay Kalinga, in Riyadh has been increased to SR4,500 per week from the previous SR 2,500 per week, or roughly P53,622 a week. Baldoz, citing a report from Labor Attache Rustico dela Fuente, who is POLO Riyadh head, said that the increase in the FWRC budget was based on the assessment by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) of the specific needs of the distressed OFWs.  Read more...

 

 

 

Posted at DOLE Website on 08 January 2014, 04:08 AM

 



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