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Philippine Laws on Overseas Seaferers

Salient Features:

This book compiles the laws, rules and regulations that apply to Filipinos overseas seafarers, and the judicial interpretations of them, with the POEA Standard Employment Contract at its center It endeavors to impart them in simple and understandable manner and terms, by way of short questions and answers, followed by Supreme Court rulings. The judicial interpretations are grouped into how they stand on certain issues, as the stand can vary at times, depending on the particular facts and laws involved.



• The Philippine Laws on Philippine Overseas Seafarers
• The Overseas Seafarers, A Class of Their Own
• The POEA Standard Employment Contract for Seafarers or The POEA-SEC
• Definition of terms Deployment period/pre-employment Labor standards/working conditions
• Labor relations Compensation and benefits for seafarer’s injury, illness, disability or death
• The legal recourses for violation of contract or law in overseas employment of seafarers
• Equity of rights of the seafarer/employee and the ship owner/ principal/agency/ employer
• Annexes
• The Labor Code of the
• Philippines (The Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995)
• 2010 Proposed Amendments to the POEA-SEC for approval of the POEA Board (Sept. 2010 Result of the Tripartite Review of the POES-SEC)
• R.A. No. 8042 as amended by R.A. 10022
• Omnibus Rules and Regulations Implementing The Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, As Amended by Republic Act No. 10022
• List of DOLE-BLR Registered Seafarers Unions
• Daloy ng Kaso sa NLRC

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