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USING BILL 148 TOOLS FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE Statement from the Toronto & York Region Labour Council Sometime early in 2018, Bill 148 will become law. When it does, unions and workers will suddenly have a new set of tools to

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Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Response to Filipino Workers Network re Bill 148

Click here for: Premier Wynne Response                                               Click here for Filipino Workers Network letter          

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College workers STRIKE

Kung may anak kang nag-aaral sa kolehiyo, alam  mong wala silang pasok ng ilang linggo na. Bakit? Dahil may welga ang mga guro and manggagawa ng mga kolehiyo. Habang tayong mga magulang ay tuloy sa pagbabayad ng pataas at pataas ng tuition

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Bill 148 – Workplace Fairness, Jobs Act 2017

Patindi ng patindi and diskusyon tungkols sa Bill 148.  Kasalukuyan ang konsultasyon sa Legislativo ng Ontario. Kailangan nating ipaalam sa ating mga MP na kailangan ipasa ang  Bill 148 kasama ang mga rekomendasyon ng Make It Fair. Sumulat sa inyong mga

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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. – contains a comprehensive list of job postings. – nonprofit job postings. – government job postings.   Do

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FILIPINO WORKERS NETWORK DEPLORES USING RACISM TO WIN VOTES                                      Oct 13, 2015 In six days, October 19 federal election is upon us. The Filipino Workers Network (FWN) of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council expresses our deep concern over

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Changing Workplaces Review

Representatives of the Filipino Workers Network and Chinese Workers Network made a deputations at the Changing Workplaces Review on temp workers & non-union jobs on June 24, 2015. The Filipino Workers Network representatives deputation emphasized the importance of the Employment Standard

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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

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$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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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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