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%26lt%3bpre+class%3d%26quot%3bReadMailPlainText%26quot%3b+style%3d%26quot%3bfont-family%3a+%27Courier+New%27%2c+monospace%3b+white-space%3a+pre-wrap%3b+word-wrap%3a+break-word%3b+font-size%3a+8pt%3b%26quot%3b%26gt%3b%0aThe+Philippine+Overseas+Employment+Administration+%0a%0a%0aVISION%0a%0aExcellence+in+governance+for+world-class+Filipino+migrant+workers%0a%0a+%0aMISSION%0a%0aPOEA+connects+to+the+world+and+in+partnership+with+all+stakeholders%2c+++facilitates+the+generation+and+preservation+of+decent+jobs+for+Filipino+migrant+workers%2c+promotes+their+protection+and+advocates+their+smooth+reintegration+into+Philippine+society.%0a+%0a%0aBRIEF+HISTORY+AND+MANDATE%0a%0aThe+Philippine+Overseas+Employment+Administration+is+an+attached+agency+of+the+Department+of+Labor+and+Employment+%28DOLE%29+tasked+to+manage+the+country%26amp%3b%2339%3bs+labor+migration+program.+It+was+created+in+1982+by+virtue+of+Executive+Order+No.+797+which+integrated+the+functions+of+the+then+Overseas+Employment+Development+Board+%28OEDB%29%2c+National+Seamen%26amp%3b%2339%3bs+Board+%28NSB%29%2c+and+Bureau+of+Employment+Services.+In+July+1987%2c+Executive+Order+No.+247+reorganized+the+POEA+structure%2c+rationalized+its+functions+and+systematized+Its+operations.%0a%0aRepublic+Act+No.+8042%2c+known+as+the+Migrant+Workers+Act+of+1995%2c+instituted+in+the+overseas+employment+program+policies+such+as+tripartism%2c+full+disclosure%2c+deregulation%2c+selective+deployment+and+shared+information+system.%0a%0aIn+2007%2c+Republic+Act+9422+reinforced+the+regulatory+function+of+the+POEA+and+reaffirmed+the+rights+and+protection+of+Filipino+migrant+workers+as+human+beings.%0a%0aRepublic+Act+No.+10022+amended+RA+8042+to+further+improve+the+standard+of+protection+and+promotion+of+the+welfare+of+migrant+workers%2c+their+families%2c+and+overseas+Filipinos+in+distress.%0a%0a%0aSTRUCTURE%0a%0aAt+the+top+of+the+POEA+structural+organization+is+the+Governing+Board%2c+the+policy+making+body%2c+chaired+by+the+Secretary+of+Labor+and+Employment.+The+POEA+Administrator+is+vice-chair+with+representatives+from+the+private+sector%2c+women%2c+land-based+workers+and+sea-based+workers%2c+as+members.%0a%0aThe+POEA+is+headed+by+the+Administrator+and+is+responsible+for+the+implementation+of+POEA+policies%2c+programs%2c+activities%2c+rules+and+regulations.+Assisting+the+Administrator+are+three+%283%29+Deputy+Administrators%3a+one+each+for+Welfare+and+Employment%3b+Licensing+and+Adjudication+and+Management+Services.+The+internal+structure+has+four+principal+subdivisions+headed+by+a+Director+namely%3a+Licensing+and+Regulation+Office%3b+Pre-Employment+Services+Office%3b+Welfare+and+Employment+Office%3b+and+Adjudication+Office.+The+field+offices+are+known+as+the+POEA+Regional+Centers+and+Regional+Extension+Units.%0a%0aThese+components+coordinate+and+give+direction+to+the+employment+promotion%2c+worker+protection+and+recruitment+regulation+functions+and+assist+in+the+implementation+of+POEA+programs%2factivities+outside+Metro+Manila.%0a%0a%0aCORE+FUNCTIONS%0a%0aIndustry+Regulation%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Issues+license+to+engage+in+overseas+recruitment+and+manning+to+private+recruitment+agencies+and+ship+manning+companies%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Hears+and+arbitrates+complaints+and+cases+filed+against+recruitment+and+manning+agencies%2c+foreign+principals+and+employers%2c+and+overseas+workers+for+reported+violation+of+POEA+rules+and+regulations%2c+except+for+money+claims%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Implements+a+system+of+incentives+and+penalty+for+private+sector+participants%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Sets+minimum+labor+standards%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Monitors+overseas+job+advertisements+on+print%2c+radio%2c+television+and+internet%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Supervises+the+government%26amp%3b%2339%3bs+program+on+anti-illegal+recruitment%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Imposes+disciplinary+actions+on+erring+employers%2c+workers+and+seafarers%0a%0a%0aEmployment+Facilitation%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Accredits%2fregisters+foreign+principals+and+employers+hiring+Filipino+workers%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Approves+manpower+requests+of+foreign+principals+and+employers%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Evaluates+and+processes+employment+contracts%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Assists+departing+workers+at+the+ports+of+exit%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Monitors+labor+markets+and+conducts+labor+market+research%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Assists+in+negotiating+with+labor-receiving+countries+for++better+terms+and+conditions+of+employment+of+Filipino+workers%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Facilitates+the+deployment+of+workers+hired+through+government-to+government+arrangement%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Provides+a+system+of+worker%26amp%3b%2339%3bs+registry%0a%0a%0aWorker%26amp%3b%2339%3bs+Protection%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Intensifies+public+education+and+information+campaign%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Conducts+pre-employment+orientation+and+anti-illegal+recruitment+seminars+nationwide%0a%0a%26amp%3bmiddot%3b+Forges+MOAs+with+LGUs+on+AIR%0a%0a%26amp%3bmi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