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Community Benefits from Public Transit Expansion Metrolinx has adopted a Community Benefits Framework to ensure transit infrastructure investments provide benefits to communities, including employment, training, apprenticeship, local suppliers and social procurement opportunities. The Community Benefits Framework is in partnership with

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Thank You. Salamat Po

Thank you. You came from all corners of the Greater Toronto Area, from east to west, north to south. Some of you came even as far as London, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Markham, Pickering, and Ajax. You chose to come to

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BUDGET FOR ONTARIANS!

The Ontario provincial government “spends more on interest than on colleges and universities”, according to Mike Crawley of CBC News, “Taxpayers are shelling out $11.4 billion in interest on the debt this year. That’s more than the government is spending in either community and social services

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CUPE 79 – WORK 2 RULE

CUPE79 begin Work2Rule Come to City Hall this Thursday at noon to support CUPE Local 79! After months of fending off massive concessions, CUPE Local 79 members responsible for childcare, recreation and other indoor jobs at the City of Toronto

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Byelections in Scarborough 41

On January 25, 2016, a by-election is happening in Scarborough 41 of the Toronto District School Board. The trustee seat was left vacant due to the election of Shaun Chen as an MP of Scarborough North. Twenty (20) candidates are

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Join the Justice 4 Janitors rally on January 25

Join our brothers and sisters on Janaury 25, 2016 12 noon – 1 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1527669067532609/ Their struggle is our struggle. Agencies must comply with the labour laws. Companies who use agencies must ensure that these agencies comply with the law.

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Justice for Janitors

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Toronto janitors take on property moguls Posted on November 11, 2015 in Justice for janitors, SEIU Mila Viernes a cleaner with 9 years of experience who was fired from a Dream REIT building because she wanted to join a union.

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Filipino Workers Network @ Lumad Prayer Service

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Our sisters, Cecilia Austria and Rafunzel Korngut participated in the Mass for the Lumad Prayer Service and Community gathering at St. Dunstan’s Parish Church last Sunday, November 28, 2015 from 3:00-6:30 pm. The prayer service was con-celebrated by Rev Irene

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Bring the GANZ out: A leadership training for Filipino Workers

Ganz training is a popular training developed by Marshall Ganz, a successful organizer and now a senior lecturer in public policy at Harvard University. He teaches, researches, and writes on leadership, organization, and strategy in social movements, civic associations, and

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Jobs and Employment

Are you looking for a job? The following are job sites. It contains a listing of job ads.   http://www.indeed.ca/ – contains a comprehensive list of job postings. https://charityvillage.com/jobs/find-jobs.aspx – nonprofit job postings. http://jobs-emplois.gc.ca/index-eng.htm – government job postings.   Do

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