SBN-721: OWWA Act of 2013

An Act To Govern The Operations And Administration Of The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration

  • This Bill seeks to provide a Charter to govern the operations of the OWWA, establishes clear membership registration and benefits, creates the OWWA Board of Trustees as the policy-making body for migrant workers affairs, creates the OWWA Fund as a private Fund to be held in trust by the OWWA, and, grants benefits and services to member-OFWs, as follows: 1) Reintegration; 2) Repatriation Assistance; 3) Loan and Credit Assistance; 4) Workers’ Assistance and On-Site Services; 5) Social Benefits – Death, Disability and Health Care Benefits; and 6) Educational and Training Benefits.


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