CUPE Local 79 received a letter of support from Monique Coté, President of CUPE Local 429, City of Montreal employees.
The Montreal local has closely followed what’s been happening in Toronto with Rob Ford as Mayor. Montreal civic employees have themselves lived through painful experiences with cuts to the labour force and services.
The President stated in her letter to CUPE Local 79: “The challenges you and your members are facing are major and will require energy, resources, determination and solidarity. It’s with this in mind that we want to offer you our support. If you feel that we could help, please do not hesitate to contact us.”