How is the coronavirus affecting domestic helpers?
Note: This is a developing situation and we are updating these articles as we get more information.
- What should I expect? Domestic helper timelines in the Philippines during COVID-19
- Starting the hiring process right now? See service updates at Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)
- Can domestic helpers process locally, in light of COVID-19 travel challenges?
- What is the COVID-19 situation in the Philippines?
- Where can I get a rapid COVID-19 swab test in the Philippines?
- What does travel from the Philippines to Hong Kong look like during times of COVID-19?
- What are the quarantine requirements for domestic helpers when they arrive in Hong Kong
- Return to Philippines and Quarantine
- Special Notes for Terminations at this time
- Financial assistance from the Overseas Worker Welfare Administration (OWWA) for Filipino domestic helpers affected by COVID-19
- Can employers ask domestic helpers to stay in on their day off?
- Are employers required to pay a domestic helper’s salary while they are unable to return to work?
- How to extend contract/ visa/ stay in Hong Kong
- Reaching out to your agency for support: What are the things I should notify my employment agency about?
- Be careful about misinformation and fake news
- Are there any resources on household hygiene for domestic helpers to use?
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Last updated on July 21st, 2020