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Employment Insurance changes: A blatant attack against all working people in Canada

National statement December 20 2012   Toronto, ON—SIKLAB Canada, a progressive Filipino Canadian workers’ organization, denounces the latest batch of changes to Employment Insurance as a clear and blatant attack against the democratic rights and overall conditions of working people across Canada. The denial of benefits to migrant workers were implemented on December 9th and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 December 20th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Workers to unite for critical open discussion and presentations at Vancouver-wide conference “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization”

Third announcement November 1, 2012  Vancouver, BC—In the face of the recent cutbacks and the numerous policies that form only part of the neoliberal agenda which is being implemented in Canada as well as across continents, Vancouver’s Kalayaan Centre, its member organizations, and the Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) invite all to a day [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 November 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discussion Circle on Workers’ Disablement and Anti-imperialist Organizing

The Centre for Women and Trans People at the University of Toronto presents: A Discussion Circle on Workers' Disablement and Anti-imperialist Organizing Thursday August 16, 5-7pm The Centre for Women and Trans People 536 Spadina Avenue With Pete Pinlac, Chairperson of MAKABAYAN/Workers for People's Liberation, Philippines Rachel Gorman, Assistant Professor, York U. Critical Disability Studies [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 August 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disabled Workers Organize! Life and death at the Hanjin shipyard

Transnational Narratives of Disability Speaker Series presents: Disabled Workers Organize! Life and death at the Hanjin shipyard Wednesday August 15, 5-7pm Vari Hall Room 1156 York University Featuring Pete Pinlac, Chairperson, MAKABAYAN/Workers for People's Liberation, Philippines Rachel Gorman, Assistant Professor, Critical Disability Studies, York University Please join us for a panel presentation and discussion of: [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 August 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Philippines’ Leading Trade Union Federation Chairperson and internationally-acclaimed novelist to speak at a Canada-wide workers’ conference

For Immediate Release August 6, 2012 Toronto, ON--Preparations are underway for the upcoming national conference entitled “Workers’ Struggles amidst Neoliberal Globalization” where Pete Pinlac, chairperson of leading Philippine labour union central, MAKABAYAN/ Workers for Peoples’ Liberation and internationally-acclaimed novelist Ninotchka Rosca of AF3IRM (Association of Filipinas, Feminist, Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization) are set to [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 August 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National workers conference to highlight workers’ roles in remaking history

For immediate release July 23, 2012 Toronto, ON—A nationwide conference invites everyone to participate in a weekend gathering that will share critical perspectives on the current situation of workers under the current crisis of capitalism. Groundbreaking in content and analysis, the conference “Workers Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization” will highlight the role of workers as central [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 July 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National workers conference this August to advance workers’ roles towards genuine social change

For immediate release July 4, 2012 Toronto, ON—With the incessant push of neoliberal policies onto the lives and conditions of working peoples throughout the world, a historic national conference organized by the Counterspin secretariat (Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians and allies) invites everyone to examine both the implications of such measures on their current realities [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 July 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration open for “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization” conference

For immediate release June 19, 2012 Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) and its allies call on everyone to participate at the “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization” national conference to be held on August 11th and 12th at the United Steelworkers Hall in Toronto. The conference will take place amidst the backdrop of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 June 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Regressive reforms to Employment Insurance to drive and divide workers in Canada to greater insecurity and instability

National Statement June 18, 2012 Toronto, ON—SIKLAB Canada, a progressive Filipino Canadian workers organization, denounces the proposed reforms to the Employment Insurance system and the wage cuts for temporary foreign workers as yet another regressive manoeuvre by the Conservative government that will hit all workers in Canada and worsen the ailing economy. While otherwise promoted [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 June 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Conference announcement: Switching up the neoliberal agenda by switching onto social change

Conference announcement April 24, 2012 Toronto, ON—Amidst the engulfing impacts of the economic crisis on workers’ lives, a national conference aims to spark up vital discussions towards generating a wave of resistance for genuine social change. The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC), its member organizations and allies invite all to participate in “Workers Struggles [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 April 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments