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The fight for $15 has been won

After mounting pressure from labour and community groups, the Ontario Liberals finally responded by announcing they'd raise the minimum wage to $15 over the next 18 months. Local 79 has worked alongside groups like Fight for $15 & Fairness, CUPE Ontario, the Toronto and York Region Labour Council and the Ontario Federation of Labour ...

Shelter, Support & Housing Administration Workplace Issues Form

Local 79 and Shelter, Support & Housing Administration are undertaking joint Labour-Management Committee meetings. Meetings provide a forum for management and the union to discuss and resolve workplace issues not related to health & safety, bargaining or grievances. Do you have workplace issues or concerns you would like to see discussed ...

Local 79 sends delegation to Ontario NDP Convention

For the first time since Local 79 members voted at the May 2015 General Membership Meeting to affiliate with the New Democratic Party, a delegation of 17 Local 79 members participated in the 2017 Ontario NDP Convention. Our delegation watched as the Ontario NDP launched a 'Vision for Ontario' that promised new money for health care, education, ...

The Pride Parade is on Sunday, June 25th!

Join us for one the best celebrations of the year! Come dance through the streets of Toronto on June 25th as we show pride in our diversity. Get your dancing shoes and sunscreen ready, but don't forget to register. Click here to sign in to the Members' Portal and claim your spot!

Parks, Forestry & Recreation Workplace Issues Form

Local 79 and the City’s PF&R Division are undertaking joint Labour/Management Committee meetings. These meetings provide a forum for management and the union to discuss and resolve workplace issues that aren’t related to health & safety, bargaining or grievances. Do you have workplace concerns or issues that you would like to ...

The Basics On Basic Income

What is Basic Income? The Basic Income program that the Province plans to pilot would replace OW and ODSP payments to guarantee low-income people in the pilot areas with a basic annual income of about $17,000 to $34,000 depending on their household size. So far, the Province has suggested that additional supports ...

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