Proposed Escrow provision in the Magna Carta  prejudicial  for seafarers

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 01/24/2023

The inclusion of an escrow provision in the pending Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers will adversely affect the legal battle for labor claims. The employers and manning agencies again proposed the provision which in essence aimed to…

Flowers and prayers for missing Filipino seafarers

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/27/2022

Seafaring is one of the most dangerous profession due to perils where some may go missing or die in maritime disasters or unknown reasons. “A job of a seafarer is not exactly a walk in the park,”…

Protection for women seafarers under the Magna Carta

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 03/08/2022

Filipino seafarers will have to wait again for another administration to have their own Magna Carta. The consolidated versions of the proposed Magna Carta for Seafarers in both houses, Senate Bill 2369 and House Bill 8057, aim…

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