Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Kazakhstan needs Filipino Workers

Due to its emerging economies, Kazakhstan is currently in need of Filipino professionals in medical field and technical experts in oil, energy and construction sectors.

In 2004, Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev, during his State Visit offered employment to the Filipinos with expertise in cooperative projects in the oil, energy and construction sectors. And currently the country is still in need of same workers added to that is their need for medical workers.

Working Condition
  • Normal workweek should not exceed 40 hours and limits heavy manual labor or hazardous work to no more than 36 hours a week.
  • Overtime not exceed 2 hours in a calendar day or 1 hour a day for heavy manual labor, and requires overtime to be paid at a rate of no less than 1½ times normal wages for hours over the normal workweek.
  • Overtime is prohibited for work in hazardous conditions.
  • The law provides that labor agreements may stipulate the length of working time, vacation days, holidays, and paid annual leave for each worker.
  • Undocumented foreign workers are not covered by the Labor Laws.
  • Legal foreign labor was limited by a yearly quota of workers, which generally was filled by Turkish, Western European, and American workers in the oil industry.

For job openings please visit http://www.workabroad.ph/

This article was first published in http://www.ofwguide.com/ on October 5, 2006

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