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Justice for Janitors and Cleaners! Advance and Uphold the Working-class Struggle!

2nd Solidarity Statement for Toronto Janitors and Cleaners November 25, 2015 Janitors say no to exploitation!   Toronto, ON—SIKLAB Ontario (Advance and uphold the Struggles of Filipino Canadian Workers) and the member organizations of the Magkaisa (Unity) Centre commend the downtown Toronto janitors and cleaners in their steadfast and resilient strike against the exploitative [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We say no to the “4 in 4 out” revolving door policy!

Statement prepared by SIKLAB National (Advance and Uphold the Struggles of Filipino Canadian Workers) April 22, 2015 Toronto, ON--- The enactment of the "4 in 4 out" rule this past April 1st, affecting tens of thousands of workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), is a telling message exposing the Canadian Government's intensifying attacks [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fight contractualization! Advance workers’ struggles for secure and sustainable livelihoods!

Solidarity statement for DIGITEL Employees Union July 26, 2013 Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) extends its solidarity to the membership and allies of the DIGITEL Employees Union (DEU) in their continuing struggle against the neoliberal ploys of the DIGITEL-Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.’s (PLDT) merged management for illegally terminating DIGITEL employees in [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Tribute for Jean-Marc Daga (1978-2013)

Toronto, ON—On July 19th at Beit Zatoun House from 7pm-9pm, the Magkaisa Centre welcomes all family, friends and fellow activists and organizers to celebrate the life of Jean-Marc Daga. An artist, educator, community organizer, activist and loving member of the Daga family, Jean-Marc touched many lives and inspired the best in everyone. Join us as [...]

By | 2013-07-19T00:10:29+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cosmetic reforms to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program a disservice to all workers in Canada

National statement For immediate release May 13, 2013 Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) stands firm against the Conservative government’s hypocrisy in masquerading concern for the job security of all workers in Canada through their recent reforms to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP), despite hitting workers with their prevailing agenda to continue [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wage the working class struggle: Onwards with the fight against neoliberalism

International Workers’ Day National Statement Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians May 3, 2013 The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) commemorates International Workers’ Day with renewed vigor and militancy as this past May 1st signified both the historic and deepening need to uphold and advance the struggles of the working class all over the globe. [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Filipino janitorial and maintenance workers triumph over deportation threat in Halifax

For immediate release May 2, 2013 Toronto, ON—SIKLAB Ontario (Advance and Uphold the Struggles of Filipino Canadian Workers) and the member organizations of the Magkaisa Centre commend the strength and courage of the janitorial and maintenance workers in Halifax, Nova Scotia in speaking out and standing up against the unscrupulous practices held by their employer, [...]

By | 2013-05-01T23:06:07+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Harper government’s scapegoating of RBC: a futile attempt at washing their hands clean of anti-worker agenda

For immediate release April 18, 2013 Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) admonish the Conservative government’s hypocrisy in putting on a façade of righteousness amidst the controversial lay-offs by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) of citizen workers and their subsequent replacement by temporary foreign workers. As the leading brokers and agents who [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 April 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Film Screening: “My Folks: Building a Home in Canada”

Join SIKLAB Ontario and the member organizations of the Magkaisa Centre in celebrating International Workers Day 2013 with a film screening of "My Folks: Building a Home in Canada" (a photovoice video project). Guided by the advocacy work of the Magkaisa Centre, the My Folks film sets focus on portraying the Filipino Canadian community’s experiences [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 April 13th, 2013|Slideshow|0 Comments

2013 federal budget takes sacrificial approach in economic development at the expense of human development

National statement For immediate release April 12, 2013 Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) denounces the empty rhetoric behind the Conservative government’s economic action plan and its 2013 federal budget in purporting to advance “Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity,” as it instead tables an attempt to jeopardize the employment, development and future security [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 April 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments