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Hundreds of USA-based Filipino Teachers May Lose Their Jobs Soon

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The Philippine Embassy in Washington DC

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At least 200 Filipino teachers of the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) in DC are in grave danger of losing their jobs following the decision of the US Department of Labor to bar it from hiring Filipino and other foreign teachers for two years.

Unless US-based Philippine Educators Network are able to find legal relief, the affected teachers have no choice but to return to the Philippines or to look for other sponsors, which is not easy.

Since the department decision still has to be approved by an administrative law judge, the Filipino educators are planning to appeal their case.

Read more at Inquirer Global Nation

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

July 16, 2011 at 6:42 pm

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  1. As economic times gets worse in the US, its not surprising to see such extreme measures like these….sad indeed but necessary to get jobs to local teachers searching for local employment.

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    Ricky Disini

    July 19, 2011 at 10:41 am


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