Marking a major victory for workers’ rights in the growing caregiver industry, two Filipino homecare workers have won a settlement in which they will be paid over $70,000 in unpaid wages and penalties by their employer.
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Two months after the community press conference to denounce discrimination against Filipino nurses, representatives of the Filipino community met with CPMC CEO Warren Browner and Vice President of Nursing, Diana Karner on Wednesday, October 20, 2010.
Days after NAFCON, CNA, and others charged Sutter Health’s CPMC with discrimination against Filipino nurses, the CEO unleashed a campaign to divert public attention away from the facts.
Today, Filipino community groups and the California Nurses Association (CNA) filed a complaint with the San Francisco Human Rights Commission to shed light on an apparent pattern of discrimination by Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC).
The Filipino Community Center was in full force at the Pistahan on August 14-15 in Downtown, San Francisco.
March 2010. This sixth Talakayan allowed people to celebrate our community’s victories while enjoying great food and the company of friends and family.
On July 26, following the State of the Nation Address of Noynoy Aquino, about 50 members of BAYAN-USA and the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), a coalition which includes Filipino Community Center, led a rally march to the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco.
Candlelight Procession & Vigil on Monday, August 30th 6pm at Power & Market.
Due to the cycles of poverty, joblessness, and government corruption in the Philippines, as well as the Philippines’ continued export of labor to foreign countries, over 3,800 Filipinos are forced to leave the their home country every day.