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Name: Executive Order No. 247 reorganizing the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and for other purposes.
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): General provisions; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations; Labour administration; Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1987-07-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1987-08-03, Vol. 83, No. 33, pp. 3528-42 - 3528-45
ISN: PHL-1987-R-3979
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1987-08-03, Vol. 83, No. 33, pp. 3528-42 - 3528-45
Order on-line Order on-line Chan Robles Virtual Law Library, Philippines (consulted on 2008-02-06)
Abstract/Citation: The powers and functions set forth include the regulation of private sector participation in the recruitment and overseas placement of workers by setting up a licensing and registration system, protection of the rights of Filipino workers for overseas employment in regard to fair and equitable recruitment and employment practices, promotion and protection of their well-being overseas and institution of a system for ensuring the fair and speedy disposition of complaints.

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