89 OFWs in Saudi Arabia appealing for urgent assistance

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Eighty nine overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), along with other Asian workers staged a work stoppage to protest the unfair labor practices of their employer, Al Swayeh Company in Saudi Arabia. The OFWs sought the help of the Philippine embassy in Saudi Arabia in repatriating them to the Philippines but to no avail. In a statement sent to Bulatlat.com, Eric Jocson, chairman of the Kapatiran sa Gitnang Silangan (Brotherhood in the Middle East), said the 89 OFWs were maltreated by their employer. The…

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