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Black History Month Celebration

February is Black History Month! Join us for a celebration at our offices (34 St. Patrick Street) on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 6 p.m. We're excited to be joined by Olivia Nuamah (pictured above), former executive director of both Pride Toronto and the Atkinson Foundation. Olivia will discuss her experience ...

Local 79 and OCHU sign solidarity pact

The leaders of CUPE Local 79 and the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE signed a solidarity pact today, committing the organizations and their members to support one another in bargaining. CUPE Local 79’s 20,000 members are in bargaining now with the City of Toronto. The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions has 42,000 members, over 10,000 ...
Community housing

Local 79 seeking members’ input on TCHC restructuring plans

In September, TCHC announced its intentions to restructure. Since then, Local 79 has met with management and attended meetings hosted by Chief Operating Officer Sheila Penny. In those meetings, TCHC committed to creating a restructuring advisory committee that would solicit staff input on their plans. While we wait for TCHC to make good on ...
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 ...