Faced with a global pandemic here and the deadline for work stoppages at the door, the head of Canada`s largest union today called on the City of Toronto to reach an agreement. “The city`s full-time workers told us that the language of job security should be a priority, while part-time workers emphasized the desire to get lifts to benefits and improve planning procedures. I am proud that we have been able to achieve these priorities for our members in this agreement. CUPE Local 79 represents employees in four separate rate units: recreational workers, long-term workers, key city employees and part-time city workers. The news comes a week after the City and its external workers ratified a new collective agreement. Saturday, June 27, 2020 – Members of the Canadian Union of Local Employees 79 (CUPE Local 79) today ratified a 5-year collective agreement for their four City of Toronto bargaining units: full-time, part-time, part-time unit B and long-term care services. The five-year collective agreements between CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto cover the period from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. The @CityOfToronto has reached a preliminary agreement with @CUPELocal79. I am pleased that we have reached a preliminary agreement with Local 79, particularly given the important role our employees play in the COVID-19 pandemic. pic.twitter.com/eGB5kZxVP7 “The five-year contract is fair to Toronto residents and the 79 local workers,” the city said in a statement. The City of Toronto and the union representing their more than 20,000 workers have reached an interim agreement to avoid a possible work stoppage. Billing protocol between the City of Toronto and the Municipality of Toronto Employees Union Local 416 (CUPE) – January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. Collective agreements set out the terms and conditions of employment of unionized workers as well as the rights, privileges and obligations of the union, employer and workers.
. Carpenters and Allied Workers, Local 27 (United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America) represents carpenters at U of T. Transparency and cooperation is fundamental to our institution. The University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) provides teachers and librarians with representation of jobs, including salary, retirement, benefit negotiations and workplace complaints. Agreements and guidelines for faculties and librarians are hosted by the office of the vice-provoc, faculty – university life. The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3907 (CUPE Local 3907) represents university assistants at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), U of T. All are OISE graduates, engaged in research and/or field development projects that contribute to their academic and professional development. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada, Local 58 (IATSE Local 58) represents collaborators at the University of Toronto Hart House Theatre. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 353, represents electricians, apprentices, administrative technicians, fitters and mechanics. Education Negotiating Agency (School Bus Drivers – Mechanics, School Board Clerical, School Maintenance Workers) .
The City of Toronto`s full-time, part-time, recreational and long-term care (LTC) units and cupE 79 are seeking to negotiate extensions to their collective agreements that expired on December 31, 2019. The parties are negotiating before the 12:01 .m. deadline expires on Saturday morning. If no agreement is reached by the deadline, there may be a work stoppage.