Philippine Overseas Employment Administration always remind us to be aware being recruited illegally by giving OFW’s news advisory, recently POEA warns our fellow Filipino about the job opening in Poland, Read below the released news advisory.
28 February 2019
OFWs warned on job opportunities in Poland
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advises job applicants to
be wary of illegal recruiters and other unscrupulous persons in view of the
announced “thousands of careers in Poland” that are supposedly open to
The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Milan, Italy which has jurisdiction
over Poland, has reported that while it is true that several employers from
various industries are interested in hiring Filipinos, there are also several
challenges encountered by OFWs already in Poland.
POLO Milan has reported that some Filipinos deployed in the road transport
industry, particularly trailer truck drivers, have complained of poor labor
conditions and human trafficking activities.
Also, some Filipinos deployed as factory workers have complained of exorbitant
placement fees and unauthorized deductions made by their recruitment
agencies and employers.
The POEA reminds Filipinos seeking jobs in Poland to only transact with licensed
recruitment agencies with job orders approved by the administration.
The POEA enjoins all applicants to be vigilant against illegal recruiters and to
report any suspected illegal recruitment activities to the POEA Anti-Illegal
Recruitment Branch at 722-11-92 or at POEA Hotline numbers 722-11-44 or 722-
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