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Opportunities for Jobs and Training, Filipino Workers Network Open house

  FILIPINO WORKERS NETWORK is having its first ever OPEN HOUSE Come and join us as we learn about OPPORTUNITIES for JOBS and TRAINING Network with your fellow workers and learn more from experienced experts and guests who will give information

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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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USING BILL 148 TOOLS FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE

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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Labour Matters

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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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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Filipino Workers Network @ Lumad Prayer Service

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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FILIPINO-CANADIAN WORKERS AT THE CHANGING WORKPLACES REVIEW

FILIPINO-CANADIAN WORKERS URGE GOVERNMENT TO FIX EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AND LABOUR LAW Weaknesses in the employment Standards Act and Labour Law came under criticism this week by Filipino-Canadian workers at the Changing Workplaces Review. Represented by Ben Corpuz and Josh Cuasay, a

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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

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Bill 148 Successors Right

Bill 148 Before and After

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