THE MISSING CONTEXT:

Placement agencies in the Philippines: What went before?

 
Why do private recruitment agencies dominate the labour migration market in the Philippines?
What does the law state?
Did the private sector oppose
the law?
When did the agencies start collecting fees?

Sources:

-CIIR (1987). The labour trade: Filipino migrant workers around the world

-New Labor Code 1974

 

Infographic: The Anatomy of Recruitment Agencies in PH

                                                                                                                                              as of August 24, 2018

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The Philippine Government database contains a total of 3686 recruitment agencies. The breakdown is as follows:

 

BY THE NUMBERS

Job Orders, Placement Agencies and the Filipino Workers

65
1076
23421

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