Dear Councillor Thompson and Members of the Economic Development Committee: RE: ED31.9 Economic Dashboard (Ward All) On behalf of CUPE Local 79, I would like to comment on the May 9, 2014 Staff Report update on the Toronto Economic Dashboard. The fact that the City’s population is growing faster than the national average and experiencing […]
Dear Councillor Shiner and Members of the Government Management Committee: RE: GM29.3 – Impact of Delays in Filling Vacant Positions in the Fleet Services Division On behalf of the members of CUPE Local 79 I would like to thank Councillor Shiner and Members of the Government Management Committee for their ongoing monitoring of vacant front-line […]
Dear Councillor Perruzza and Members of the Community Development and Recreation Committee: RE: CD27.9 – Developing a Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy On behalf of CUPE Local 79 members who deliver front-line services and know first-hand how hard life is for people living in poverty in Toronto, I applaud Councillor Mihevc and the Committee’s efforts to […]
Read CUPE Local 79 Tim Maguire’s deputation to the City’s Audit Committee
Child Care Modernization c/o Early Years Division, Ministry of Education To Whom It May Concern: RE: Proposals to Amend Regulation 262 under the Day Nurseries Act – Child Care Modernization Document Many members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79 work in the City of Toronto’s directly-operated child care centres. On […]
Councillor David Shiner, Chair And Members, Government Management Committeec/o Clerks OfficeCity of TorontoCity HallToronto, Ontario Dear Councillor Shiner, and Members, Government Management Committee, Re: Item Number GM28.8 Follow-up Report on the Impact of Delays in Filling Vacant Positions In the past number of months, I have appeared before the City’s Budget Committee and the […]
Take a look at Local 79 President Tim Maguire’s video commentary on the highs and lows of the 2014 City Budget.
The 2014 City budget being presented to Council is a status quo budget with some targeted service enhancements.
On Monday, December 2nd, 2013, Local 79 President Tim Maguire deputed on the proposed 2014 City Budget, where he exposed alarming levels of under-staffing