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Proposed amendments on the Migrant Workers Act may affect recruitment

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The website “United Filipino Seafarers” recently posted an article submitted by Capt. Pax Sanchez of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) GS-MMET on Nov. 26, 2009 that highlights many amendments to the Migrant Workers Act of 1995 (or Republic Act No. 8042) which are areas of concern for the Filipino seafaring industry. These amendments will be submitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate for approval; if so approved, it goes to the President before it becomes part of the law on Friday or Monday, approximately.

Read more at United Filipino Seafarers


Written by Raffy Pekson II

December 9, 2009 at 3:46 pm

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