Justice for Filipino Seafarers and OFWs
  • Petitioning Benigno Aquino III

This petition will be delivered to:

Honorable President of the Philippines
Benigno Aquino III

Justice for Filipino Seafarers and OFWs

    1. Baltazar Rafales
    2. Petition by

      Baltazar Rafales

      Polomolok, Philippines

A. Over 15,000 Filipino seafarers were being slaved, extorted and exploited since 1986 to present, those being employed at Holland America Line Inc. (HAL) as Principal; United Philippine Lines Inc. (UPL) as Manning Agency and AMOSUP as our seafarers union.  The entire Filipino seafarers who are desperate to work for a living are FORCED to sign a BLANK contract, no exemptions even the Officers are bound to sign a BLANK contract!

 

B. From June 1, 2004 to November 30, 2006 HAL, UPL and AMOSUP forced the Filipino seafarers to pay their Travel Expenses, including those who embarked in Manila to joined the HAL vessels are also forced to pay the same amount (US$ 2,120.00) as deducted to those Filipino seafarers who joined the HAL vessels in other country.  See this link: http://bit.ly/1cRDXzX

 

C. HAL, UPL and AMOSUP also used some greedy Filipino seafarers (accessory after the fact) to circumvent the US Maritime Law!  As per Mr. Farzam my council, HAL, UPL, and AMOSUP bribed the US Court including the Filipino seafarers who intervene to screwed up the Rafales v. HAL et al so that the US Court will be force to approved the BAD Faith Settlement.  See this link: http://bit.ly/1akc6Wu

 

 

D. UPL and AMOSUP are exploiting the Filipino seafarers to be their “Milking Cows”!  See below links, some valid reason why AMOSUP must be abolished?  http://bit.ly/1hnWyJJ & http://bit.ly/182aBBC

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    • Jheanmar Aguilar BULACAN, PR
      • 3 months ago

      Upang maibalik ang halagang aming binayaran na airfare imbes magkaroon ng improvement ang aming mga sweldo,magkaroon ng incentives dahil sa tagal na naming nagtatrabaho s knila inaalis pa nila., yung para sa aming pamilya lng ang aming kinukuha., at ang Amusop member na kami.,pero kinakailangan p din namin ang philhealth which is where is the membership ng amusop kung pati philhealth namin ay gagamitin.

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    • Jheanmar Aguilar BULACAN, PR
      • 3 months ago

      Im also a seaferer and i don't have any refund my airfare that i pay last 2004...

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    • mariano san jose PILIPINAS, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
      • 4 months ago

      kc pinaghihirapan ko to

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    • Elizardo Jao MARINDUQUE, PHILIPPINES
      • 4 months ago

      pagbabago at wastong benpisyo ng ofw.

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    • Jaime Polaron BACOOR CAVITE., PHILIPPINES
      • 4 months ago

      Jim polaron i think we need justice for those who work in h.a.l. Since 1986up to the present.

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