Arrangement on the Recruitment and Treatment of Filipino migrant workers

Workplace Relations and Safety and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse and the Philippines Secretary of Labour and Employment Ms Rosalinda Baldoz signed a bilateral Arrangement on the recruitment and treatment of Filipino migrant workers, on behalf of their respective ministries, in Wellington on 17 September 2015.

The Arrangement is intended to reduce the vulnerability and potential for exploitation of workers coming here. It improves the transparency of recruitment processes and ensures compliance with both countries’ employment and immigration requirements.

Read the bilateral arrangement [PDF 325KB]



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