Edmonton

Temporary Filipino Workers’ Convention on Nov.9; Deadline of registration on Nov.5

Temporary Filipino Workers will have a convention in Edmonton on November 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mapleleaf Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Conference Centre Edmonton South. The Philippine Oveseas Labor Office (POLO) Vancouver announced that registration is needed by texting the TFW’s complete name, email address and contact number to the POLO … Continue reading

Philippines

DFA, Kuwaiti authorities continue talks in wake of deployment ban

DFA, Kuwaiti authorities continue talks in wake of deployment ban By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   CAPAS, Tarlac (Philippines News Agency) — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday said given the deployment ban imposed by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Kuwait, the agency would continue to discuss the issue with … Continue reading

Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada
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Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada

Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada By Moses Billacura Migrant workers and organization leaders gather on Sunday, June 4, in a meeting dubbed “MIGRANT VOICES: A Forum of Migrant Issues in Western Canada” at the Parkdale Cromdale Community League in Edmonton. The gathering starts at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

Employment Standards charges laid against Red Deer companies; Complaints originally received from 7 temporary foreign workers
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Employment Standards charges laid against Red Deer companies; Complaints originally received from 7 temporary foreign workers

News Release Employment Standards charges laid against Red Deer companies A number of charges for violations of Alberta’s Employment Standards Code have been laid against three businesses operating along Gasoline Alley in Red Deer. The charges stem from complaints originally received in 2014 from seven temporary foreign workers employed at the Econo Lodge Inn & … Continue reading

Alberta doctors ask government and corporations to take care of Temporary Foreign Workers
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Alberta doctors ask government and corporations to take care of Temporary Foreign Workers

NEWS RELEASE Alberta doctors ask government and corporations to take care of Temporary Foreign Workers The Alberta Medical Association (AMA), an advocate for almost 10,000 physicians in Alberta, is concerned about the medical care for Temporary Foreign Workers in this province, including the situation of Maria Victoria (Vicky) Venancio, the worker who came to Alberta from … Continue reading

CIC says temporary foreign workers knew of four-year time limit, will deal with offenders swiftly and fairly
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CIC says temporary foreign workers knew of four-year time limit, will deal with offenders swiftly and fairly

News Release Statement from Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre on the expiration of the four-year temporary work permits Ottawa – Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre issued the following statement today on the expiration of the four-year … Continue reading