Maguire cautions City on implementation of new time attendance and scheduling system

Tim Maguire deputes about Kronos at Government Management Committee

Kronos, the City’s new time attendance and scheduling system, continues its roll-out across City divisions. Before the City injects additional funding into the project to continue its expansion, Tim Maguire told members of the Government Management Committee that they need to make sure the system that’s already been implemented is working. During labour-management meetings, we’ve […]

Transportation Services Workplace Issues Form

Local 79 and the City’s Transportation Services Division are undertaking joint Labour-Management Committee meetings. These meetings provide a forum for management and the union to discuss and resolve workplace issues not related to health & safety, bargaining or grievances. Do you have workplace issues or concerns you would like to see discussed at Labour-Management? If so, […]

CUPE Local 79 is with Jagmeet

Local 79 President Tim Maguire has announced that CUPE Local 79 is endorsing Jagmeet Singh for Leader of Canada’s NDP. Read Tim’s letter to Local 79 members about this endorsement.

Labour Day 2017

This year marks 75 years (from 1942 to 2017) of fighting for better jobs and working conditions!  March with us in the Labour Day parade and stay for the festivities at the CNE. Order your Labour Day t-shirt in the Members’ Portal right now! When: Monday, September 4, 2017 Registration & t-shirt pick-up: 7:00 – 9:00 […]

Join us at the Toronto Zoo on July 26!

Join us for our first adventure to the Toronto Zoo! See the pandas before they leave. See all the great work that the members of CUPE Local 1600 do in taking care of the animals. Hop onto the Members’ Portal for all the details and to register now. Where: Metro Toronto Zoo 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto When: Wednesday, […]

Toronto Community Housing Workers Support Strike Mandate

TORONTO, ONTARIO — Workers at the Toronto Community Housing Corporation represented by CUPE Local 79 have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike mandate. Local 79 has been negotiating a new contract with TCHC since October. “We are bargaining for good, stable jobs that support delivering great services to TCHC tenants,” said Tim Maguire, president of Local […]

Local 79 takes Toronto Public Health to task over elimination of Flex-Time

On Tuesday, Local 79 visited the offices of Toronto Public Health to push the Division to find a resolution on flex-time. A year ago, Toronto Public Health (TPH) cancelled the Compressed Workweek program that helped workers in TPH balance work-life with home-life. Local 79 pressed TPH into considering an alternative flex-time program and last fall we met […]