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Remembering Ka Crispin Beltran

If helping the poor is a crime, and fighting for freedom is rebellion, then I plead guilty as charged. Crispin Beltran I met the man a month prior his death. He died from severe head injuries resulting from a fall

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Interested in building a career in the Construction trades?

Building the Eglinton Crosstown in 2016: Opportunities for Residents Is a career in the Unionised Construction Sector right for you? Do you love working with your hands? Do you enjoy learning and bettering your skills? Are you looking for a

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Working for a better Canada

In our Filipino community, most of us work in two or even three jobs to meet our daily basic needs. In Ontario, the minimum wage is $11 dollars per hour. The Ontario government is raising it to $11.25 effective October 2015.

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Unite Here-Local 75

Mabuhay ang mga manggagawang Pilipino! Nakakataba ng puso ang marinig na may mga manggagawang Pilipinong handang mag-organisa at ipagtanggol ang karapatang nararapat sa kanila. Tunghayan ang kuwento ng mga manggawa sa Trump Hotel. Read the Toronto Star story on the

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Solidarity Message on President Benigno Aquino III Visit to Canada

    SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FROM THE FILIPINO WORKERS NETWORK ON PRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO’S VISIT TO CANADA The Filipino Workers Network express its solidarity with other migrant workers organizations on four important key points: protection and rights of migrant labour; the

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Aboriginal Women and Women of Colour (AWOC) Conference

On May 23, 2015, Aboriginal Women and Women of Colour will once again get together to discuss how they can better overcome the barriers that they confront as Aboriginal women or Women of colour. You are invited to participate in

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Filipino Workers Network hosts Salu-Salo 2015

The Filipino Workers Network is working to build a network of union activists in the Greater Toronto Area. Last July 22,2014 Filipino-Canadian union members came together for their first organizing meeting to plan how to take the pro-union message into

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