CUPE Local 79 agrees to new four-year contract

TORONTO, ON – The bargaining team representing members of Local 79 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Local 79) today agreed to terms on a tentative four-year contract with the City of Toronto. “In every round of bargaining, you set out to get the best deal possible at that time, under those circumstances,”…

Polling shows public support for good jobs, great services and collaboration in bargaining

TORONTO, ON – Two locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in contract negotiations with the City of Toronto today released public opinion research showing strong public support for frontline workers’ goals in bargaining. The survey of Toronto residents’ views on the city’s management and delivery of programs and services was conducted by…