Monthly Archives: June 2015

6,092 OFWs leave the Philippines daily

The number of OFWs leaving daily rose from 2,500 in 2009 to 6,092 in 2015. Global alliance of overseas Filipino workers belied Pres. Aquino’s claim in his last State of the Nation Address (SONA) that the number of OFWs (overseas

Posted in Community

Take Action Now! March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

This July, Toronto will host a Pan American Climate Summit and an Economic Summit, where politicians will face a choice: listen to corporate leaders from across the Americas gathering to advance an economic austerity agenda that is increasing inequality and

Posted in Campaigns


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2015   The Toronto & York Region Labour Council welcomes Pope Francis’s encyclical “Laudato Si” which challenges humankind to take real and immediate measures to combat global warming. The Labour Council has been advocating

Posted in Featured

$15 Minimum Wage Campaign

  Filipino Workers Network supports campaigns on issues that will improve the standard and quality of living of workers. Decent Hours for Decent Incomes A decent minimum wage is a central part of lifting workers out of poverty, but there

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Filipino Workers Network At the June 13 PIDC picnic

In solidarity with the Filipino community, the Filipino Workers Network attended the 2015 PIDC Salo-salo event at Earl Bales Park, Toronto, Ontario. The occasion gave an opportunity for the Filipino Workers Network to reach out to Filipino Workers.  

Posted in Events

First Unite Here Local 75 Committee Convention A Success-

The First Unite Here local 75 Committee Convention was a success!  The convention was held last May 30, 2015@ Double Three by Hilton Downtown Toronto. The convention attended by hotel workers from various hotels discussed and agreed on action points like

Posted in News

TCBN Construction Trades Information session with the Filipino Community

The Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN) in partnership with the Philippine Advancement through Arts and Culture (PATAC) and the Filipino Workers Network (FWN) conducted a construction trades information seminar with the Filipino community last May 30, 2015 at the Bendale

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