The following letter from CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire was delivered to the General Manager of Children’s Services, questioning why the City is allowing Bellevue Child Care Centre to close when there’s such a great need for child care in Toronto.
This letter from CUPE Local 79 Vice-President Nancy Murphy was sent to Mayor Ford and the members of his Executive Committee. It warns against the increasing level of precarious employment in Toronto, and asks the City not to take part in creating that kind of work by facilitating the contracting out of cleaning services.
Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers: Following release of the Federal Budget, I wrote to Stephen Harper telling him that Local 79 believes that the provision of stable, sustainable Federal policies and resource commitments are long overdue to enable the residents of Canada’s largest city, Toronto, to grow and prosper. Harper’s so-called Economic Action Plan [...]
Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at Bridgepoint Hospital: April 14, 2013 was the big Move Day from the old Bridgepoint Hospital to the brand new building. This has been a very exciting time and throughout the transition there have been issues to address. Now that the big Move Day is over, Local 79 will [...]
Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at TCHC: Members of the Local 79 Executive, the TCHC Unit Officer, and the CUPE National Representative were at selected meetings last week to listen to discussions between our members at TCHC and management. It was important for Local 79 Representatives to hear these discussions, although this was a [...]
No to a Casino. “Gambling addictions and increasing poverty will overwhelm a social service infrastructure already under siege.”
Mayor Rob Ford, Chair, and Members of the Executive Committee RE: Executive Committee Meeting 30 (Special) Item EX30.1 – New Casino and Convention Development in Toronto My name is Lily Chang. I am the Treasurer of CUPE Local 79, Toronto’s inside workers. I’m deputing to Executive Committee representing over 2000 members working for [...]
CUPE Local 79 says No to a casino – “It is clear from a public health perspective that a casino is the wrong choice for Toronto.”
Mayor Rob Ford, Chair, and Members of the Executive Committee RE: Executive Committee Meeting 30 (Special) Item EX30.1 – New Casino and Convention Development in Toronto My name is Nancy Murphy, and I am the First Vice President of CUPE Local 79. I am submitting this deputation to highlight concerns raised by Local 79 [...]
CUPE Local 79 deputes at the Casino debate on the excessive strain placed on people working across a broad range of services – just say “No”
Mayor Rob Ford, Chair, and Members of the Executive Committee RE: Executive Committee Meeting 30 (Special) Item EX30.1 – New Casino and Convention Development in Toronto I would like the Executive Committee to receive this deputation from me as Chief Steward of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 79 and [...]
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.
The following letter by CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire was sent to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, urging for government action on the trend of increased precarious employment.