Vice Consul Cabahug, Ms. Anne Nogva, and Vice Consul Mostajo discussed and answered the questions of Filipino au pairs during the online information briefing. (Screenshot taken from the Philippine Embassy’s Facebook page)
22 May 2020 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the Caritas Au Pair Center-Norway, conducted an online information briefing for Filipino au pairs, to discuss the issues and challenges experienced by Filipino au pairs amidst the COVID-19 crisis in Norway.
During the online information briefing, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Christiansen Cabahug, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Josel Mostajo, and Caritas Au Pair Center Project Manager Anne Nogva, provided relevant information and updates for au pairs including their rights given the COVID-19 situation and the assistance that the Embassy and the Caritas Au Pair Center may extend to them.
Ms. Anne Nogva reminded that the au pairs are entitled to holiday pay and should only perform light household chores following the au pair contract. Vice Consuls Cabahug and Mostajo encouraged the Filipino au pairs to contact and send their queries and requests for assistance to the Embassy via:
- Phone (+47) 224 00 900, 950 01 072, or 902 41 171,
- Email (firstname.lastname@example.org), and
- Facebook (www.facebook.com/PHinNorway/).
The online information briefing, which has 7,000 views at present, has reached Filipino au pairs not only in Oslo, but also in Drammen, Trondheim, Stavanger, and Bergen. The video may be viewed at the Philippine Embassy’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/watch/PHinNorway/. End