Immigration News Blog
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Philippines and the planned export of laborPhilippines and the planned export of labor
By Peter Rousmaniere
Possibly no nation has been as deliberate in educating and facilitating the temporary travel of its workforce overseas as has the Philippines. According to this article in the Vancouver Sun, it has 24 overseas labor offices to oversee labor protections of its workers. This article deals with an agreement between British Columbia and the Philippines; three other Canadian provinces already have signed agreements. For B.C, the Philippines is already the third largest source of immigrants.
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