The Latest News section features the most recent announcements released from Local 79. If there’s a pressing matter that members should know about, you’ll find it here. .
Congratulations to all Local 79 members working in the Shelter Support and Housing Administration Division, and the Facilities Management Division.
The following message was spoken at the Day of Mourning memorial by CUPE Local 79 First Vice-President Nancy Murphy on April 26th, 2013.
The union president representing Toronto’s inside city workers is reminding Council today that City workers have said no to a new casino in Toronto.
In this note , CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire reflects on the life of Peter Kormos
Toronto — The union representing Toronto’s inside city workers announced today its opposition to a new casino in Toronto.
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) gave CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire the honour of welcoming more than 350 labour leaders to its one-day summit
Tim Maguire responds to PM Harper’s budget – What’s missing in the Economic Action Plan 2013 is a plan for workers and needed services for communities. Dear Prime Minister: I am writing to you on behalf of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79, the largest municipal union local in Canada, representing [...]
The following letter was written by CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire and sent to the City of Toronto’s Planning and Growth Management Committee. Modified versions were sent to the Chair of Metrolinx and the Premier of Ontario (posted subsequently). It expresses Tim’s views that road tolls are not a fair way to make up [...]
With the cool weather lingering this week, you may be longing for warmer summer days.
Congratulations to all Local 79 members working in Toronto Public Health (TPH)! Last month TPH received the prestigious Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) designation, a worldwide program of the World Health Organization and UNICEF. This designation ensures that Toronto residents continue to receive high quality infant feeding services from TPH staff. Read more from the City’s press [...]