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Childcare Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day celebration!

On Saturday, October 25th, 2014 — Local 79 celebrated Childcare Workers and Early Childhood Educators, who work day-in and day-out to take care of Toronto’s children.


Street sweeper fiasco shows folly of cutbacks, contracting out

Media reports of malfunctioning street sweepers spewing dust and debris into the air are not surprising to the members of Local 79

Prevention Serives

Toronto’s top doctor & Local 79 urge province not to cut 15,000 kids from preventive dental care program

On August 18th, 2014, the Toronto Board of Health heard a presentation by CUPE Local 79 and reviewed a new report by the Medical Officer of Health