An Aquino Government will uphold the State’s Policy of not pursuing overseas employment as a development strategy and establish concrete policies and steps towards more sustainable alternatives.
Implement policies to establish a higher standard of protection and promote the empowerment of migrants and their families.
Create an efficient "one-stop shop" for processing applications for overseas work and seeking redress for grievances.
Audit the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration to rationalize the management of its funds, in terms of the benefits provided as well as how the funds are invested.
Transform Philippine embassies, consular offices and Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLOs) into centers of care and service for overseas workers.
Invest in training and upgrading the skills of our overseas workers.
Pursue and prosecute those engaging in illegal and predatory activities, including fixers, scammers and especially traffickers that target women and children.
Assist OFWs in achieving financial stability that also contributes to the Philippines’ development through training, investment and savings programs.
Complete a global trading master plan that aims to establish worldwide trading posts that rely on the labor, knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).
Involve civil society and migrants themselves in developing, implementing and reviewing policies and programs related to the migrant sector.