Posts Tagged deployment cap

DOLE denies deployment ban on health care workers

Maris Federez   •   November 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)  has denied reports of a deployment ban on health care workers, particularly nurses. In a statement, DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello...

Increase in annual deployment cap for HCW, not yet recommended — DOLE

Marje Pelayo   •   September 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is not keen on increasing the current deployment cap for healthcare workers (HCWs). This is despite requests from other countries...

Brunei seeks exemption from PH’s deployment cap on healthcare workers

Marje Pelayo   •   August 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The government of Brunei is requesting exemption from the Philippines’ current deployment cap on healthcare workers. According to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), there is...

Nurses make up 99% of addt’l 1,500 slots in HCW deployment cap — POEA

Marje Pelayo   •   June 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The annual deployment cap on Filipino healthcare workers (HCWs) set by the Inter-Agency Task Force’s (IATF) will be increased by 1,500 more slots, according to Philippine Overseas...

DOLE eyes expanding HCW deployment cap to 10k

Marje Pelayo   •   June 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) eyes increasing the current deployment cap on healthcare workers (HCW) to 5,000 more and make it 10,000 per year. “Naniniwala...

Bello clarifies ‘nurses-for-vax’ issue; says UK asks exemption from PH deployment cap on nurses

Marje Pelayo   •   March 1, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III cannot put in detail yet the response of the British government on the conditions the Philippine government has offered to allow the...

Deployment cap on healthcare workers covers new applicants only — DOLE

Marje Pelayo   •   November 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Health workers who wish to work abroad may now begin processing their documents after the lifting of the deployment ban that was imposed early this year due...

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