November 2014 President’s Report (City)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers:     Effective January 1, 2015, all Local 79 members working for the City of Toronto, will receive an increase of 2.25% on gross regular pay. This was negotiated with the City in 2012 as part of the current Collective Agreements, with the exception of members in Long-Term Care Homes and […]

November 2014 President’s Report (Bridgepoint)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at Bridgepoint Hospital:   ELECTION: Now that the municipal election is over, it’s time to move forward. Congratulatory messages have already been sent to the Mayor-elect as well as to the new and incumbent City Councillors. John Tory has said that he wants to bring people together and move […]

November 2014 President’s Report (TCHC)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at TCHC: ELECTION: Now that the municipal election is over, it’s time to move forward. Congratulatory messages have already been sent to the Mayor-elect as well as to the new and incumbent City Councillors. John Tory has said that he wants to bring people together and move Toronto forward. […]

April 2014 President’s Report (City)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers: At the end of last month, Local 79 sent more than a dozen members to the Municipal Political Action Conference. Organized by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council, the event focused on the importance of electing City Councillors in October who will support, and advocate for, strong public […]

April 2014 President’s Report (TCHC)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at TCHC: TCHC management and the leadership of Local 416 held a secret meeting with part-time members in the Local 79 Bargaining Unit at the end of March. Immediately following the meeting, TCHC posted positions, with Local 79 duties, in the Local 416 Bargaining Unit. At the meeting, Local […]

April 2014 President’s Report (Bridgepoint Health)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at Bridgepoint Hospital: The Clinical Nutritionists celebrated Nutrition month in March, and on March 27th they had a nutrition month display table near the cafeteria – the theme was “Simply Cook and Enjoy”. 75 people participated in the theme-related quiz and the winners received gifts donated by Local 79. Service […]

March 2014 President’s Report (City)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers: Local 79 will be asking you to partake in various campaigns this year. Firstly, we could be just weeks away from a potential Provincial Election and Local 79 members must be prepared to get engaged and fight for the continuation of our rights in the workplace. At the beginning […]

March 2014 President’s Report (Bridgepoint Health)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at Bridgepoint Hospital: Local 79 will be asking you to partake in various campaigns this year. Firstly, we could be just weeks away from a potential Provincial Election and Local 79 members must be prepared to get engaged and fight for the continuation of our rights in the workplace. […]

March 2014 President’s Report (TCHC)

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers at TCHC: Local 79 will be asking you to partake in various campaigns this year. Firstly, we could be just weeks away from a potential Provincial Election and Local 79 members must be prepared to get engaged and fight for the continuation of our rights in the workplace. At […]