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Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:57
Title: 

Foreign Employer Guarantee Fund

Country(ies): 
Philippines
2030 Agenda migration-relevant and related target Labels: 
Targets on vulnerability and protection
GCM Thematic Cluster Areas: 
International cooperation and governance of migration
Tags: 
Labor mobility, Legal Framework on Migration (e.g., convention, bilateral agreements, etc), Protection, Empowerment and Rights of Migrants
Summary: 

The Foreign Employer Guarantee Fund (FEGF)  helps protect Filipino migrant workers and supports their repatriation. 

For Overseas Filipino Workers recruited through a government-to-government arrangement, the Administration shall, through relevant guidelines, establish and administer a Foreign Employer’s Guarantee Fund (FEGF) which shall be answerable for the Overseas Filipino Workers’ monetary claims arising from breach of contractual obligations. The same must be included in bilateral agreements on government-to-government hiring.