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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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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. 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 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-

Unite Here Local 75

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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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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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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Unite Here-Local 75

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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