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Philippines: Domestic worker wins case against recruitment agency & employers following abuse in Saudi Arabia


"SC orders manpower agency to remunerate OFW abused in Saudi," 9 Oct 2020

A female Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), who was sexually harassed and maltreated by her employers in Saudi Arabia and had to escape but got injured in the process in 2015, finally got her relief from the Supreme Court (SC) after both the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) and the Court of Appeals (CA) denied her pleas...

the SC directed the employers – First Step Manpower Int’l. Services, Inc. Mohammad/Elnor Tapnio – to pay [salary, compensation & legal fees]...

In 2014, [OFW Donna B.] Jacob signed a two-year contract with First Step Manpower to work as a household service worker in Riyadh, Saudi Araya with a salary of $400 a month.