Update: POEA resumes processing of OECs, as of December 4, 2017.
For the second time this year, DOLE suspends the issuance of Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) for OFWs for 15 days. This will start from November 13, 2017 to December 1, 2017 and covers new applicants only.
“Balik Manggagawa” or OFWs who are on vacation are not affected by the suspension.
Here’s the official statement from DOLE: