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City of Toronto needs to shift focus from contingency planning to negotiating a fair deal with CUPE Local 79

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— Toronto, ON—The President of the Union representing 20,000 City of Toronto ‘Inside’ workers today urged the City to shift its focus from contingency plans to the place it needs to be— the bargaining table.“The best possible contingency plan is to negotiate a fair contract,” said Dave Mitchell, ...

Black History Month Celebration

On Friday, February 28, 2020, Local 79 held its annual Black History Month celebration.We were joined by Olivia Nuamah, former executive director of both Pride Toronto and the Atkinson Foundation, who discussed her experience as a black woman in leadership roles and the negotiation of identity in the context ...
Ratification vote

Bargaining Proposal Ratification

Local 79's Bargaining Committee has finished reviewing members’ bargaining survey responses and has drafted its bargaining proposals. These proposals will be presented to the City of Toronto once bargaining commences, but first they must be accepted, or ratified, by Local 79’s membership.We invite all members to review and ratify these ...

Holiday party at the Sheraton sold out

Tickets for Local 79's Holiday Party are sold out.For those who were able to purchase a ticket, the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel has reserved a number of rooms for Local 79 members at a discounted rate of $159.00. Contact their Reservations Center at 1- 888- 627- 7175 with group code ...