This section features all the regularly-produced updates from Local 79. There are four kinds of updates listed below. Click on a heading to be taken to that section.
The Latest News section features the most recent announcements being released from Local 79. If there’s a pressing matter that members should know about, you’ll find it here. Sign up to our electronic newsletter to the right to get news instantly delivered to your inbox.
The President’s Report is released every month (except in July, August and December) by CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire. The reports provide a recap of the latest news, announce future events, and highlight general information that members might find useful. Paper versions are sent out to all Local 79 members and are also posted in this section of the website.
Defending the interests of members is something Local 79 does on a continual basis. An initial step in that defense comes in the form of advocacy or presenting objections in letters. Visit the Recent Letters section in order to see the latest response to actions of employers and governments.
For quick announcements, anecdotes and commentary from Local 79, visit our blog — updated more frequently than our news section.
When important events take place that the broader public should be made aware, Local 79 issues News Releases to the media. Visit this section for a record of Local 79′s News Releases.