THE Commission on Human Rights (CHR) supports legislative measures that seek to look after the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), specifically by providing social security and protection for their retirement.

House Bill (HB) 00176, or the Overseas Filipino Workers Retirement System Act, aims to create a retirement system for OFWs. Authored by Rep. Rodante Marcoleta and Rep. Caroline Tanchay, the bill aims to implement a retirement system that provides OFWs with retirement benefits, dependent's pension, voluntary separation benefits, and a set retirement fund to support these benefits and similar gratuities.

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